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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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saare_snowqueen
Feb. 27th, 2009 02:47 pm (UTC)
Surprise, surprise!
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