Historical trivia

Benjamin Franklin established the first overseas mission of the United States in 1779, in Paris.

The first ever US embassy was opened by John Adams in The Hague in 1782.

The first ever US consulate was opened in Liverpool in 1790. However, it was closed down a few decades ago.

Guess where the oldest remaining US consulate is? (Click here to see its web-page.)

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  1. andrewducker says:

    I pronounce wine and whine the same, but ant rhymes with “an” while “aunt” rhymes with “aren’t”.

    Julie pronounces wine and whine the same, and ant and aunt the same, and she’s from near Belfast, if that helps.

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