This was a theme heard constantly. The nation was in crisis; the election would determine the outcome. The Evening Bulletin declared: "It has been correctly remarked that probably a more important convention than the one in question has not been assembled in our city, perhaps not the country, since the days of 1776. The relations of the opposing political parties have aroused a gravity and importance hitherto unknown."
It was certainly a regional party — a party of the North and the West. The Evening Bulletin declared it was "somewhat astonished" by the appearance at the convention of delegates from Kentucky, Delaware, Virginia and North Carolina. "We had supposed in accordance with the popular impression that there would be no delegations from any southern or slave states."
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Transportation to and from the museum is on your own; the museum is about 3.5 miles from the convention hotel and is accessible via taxi/rideshare or by several in the city. All questions and inquiries should be directed to the Clemente Museum at the main number above.
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This Revolutionary Celebration will take place at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA. The Greater Philadelphia Expo center is minutes from Valley Forge National Historic Park. Nearby, is both Brandywine Battlefield, and Independence Hall Philadelphia where both the Declaration of Independence, and U.S. Constitution were signed.
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Located at 100 Station Avenue Oaks, Pennsylvania 19456 the Expo Center is easy access just west of Philadelphia PA off of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. It is our hope you can attend this 39th Annual GTOAA International Convention as it makes its first appearance back on the east coast in four years.