Sunday, September 24, 2006
DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE FIRST PRINTED IN GERMAN BEFORE RELAEASED IN ENGLISH!
The famous Declaration of Independence was available to the public in a printed German translation before it was released in English. It was a one-page broadside print published by Steiner and Cist of Philadelphia. Large numbers of Germans lived in the Pennsylvania area. Look at a picture of the Declaration of Independence in German! (size: 161K)