Tun Tavern, Philadelphia, is the birthplace of the United States Marine Corps! This was a very popular bar during colonial days. It was frequented by people like George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin. The tavern itself was established as early during 1685!
On November 10th, 1775, Continental Congress saw fit to raise two battalions of Marines. The search was on for recruits. Tun Tavern was a natural selection. With the promise of a cold beer and adventure, many citizens signed up to become one of the few! The new recruits were placed under the charge of Captain Samuel Nicholas. The rest is Marine Corps History!
Devil Dog Shirts is proud to unveil the USMC Tun Tavern Born in a Bar Hoodie to honor our warrior heritage. The very first Marines frequented that same tavern. This is our birthplace and our history. Semper Fidelis!
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Each of the designs found at Devil Dog Shirts like this Eagle Globe And Anchor Marine Corps Hoodie have options on their product pages that allow you to select from many of the additional product types we produce that can have this design displayed on it from Marine Corps Decals to Marine Corps Challenge Coins.
- 9.5 oz Hoodie Made in America
- High quality, heavy weight, pre-shrunk fabric
- 80% cotton/20% polyester
- Set-in sleeves
- Spandex in cuff, neck & band
- Cover stitched around neck, armhole, and cuff
- Hooded sweatshirt with front muff pocket
- Matching drawstrings on double lined hood
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