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The Spirit of Thomas Paine


Our patron saint of American Independence never really had a peaceful life. And upon his death in 1809, disallowed from being buried in the Quaker Cemetery he was therefore buried on his New Rochelle property, right at the corner of North Avenue & Paine Avenue - only to be dug up ten years later, by a zealous Englishman who dragged his remains back to England, the nation of origin that Paine spent his life escaping, literally and spiritually.

In our first Historical Spiritual Investigation, we explore the incredible life, legacy & spirit of Thomas Paine.

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