About this site

This 1776 was created in the summer of 1997 by myself, Danny Keck, in response to an apparent lack of attention paid to the musical "1776" on the Internet. I hope you enjoy this site.

Resources for historical information and pictures

1776 : A Musical Play. Based on a conception of Sherman Edwards. Book by Peter Stone. Music and Lyrics by Sherman Edwards. Viking: New York, 1969.

Fathers of America's Freedom : The Story of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence. By Donald E. Cooke. Illustrations by Harry J. Scharre. Hammond Inc: Maplewood (NJ), 1969.

The Story of the Declaration of Independence : Bicentennial Edition. By Dumas Malone. Oxford University Press: New York, 1975.

"The Dye Is Now Cast" : The Road to American Independence 1774-1776. By Lillian B. Miller and the Staff of the Historian's Office. Smithsonian Institution: Washington D.C., 1975.

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