[Patch.com] - Samuel Francis Smith, who wrote the lyrics to the song “My Country 'Tis of Thee,” lived in Newton Centre for some time as well. The home he occupied burned down, but the vacant lot is now marked by a large stone monument. Arts aside, there have been
[American Thinker] - Samuel Francis Smith was a friend and classmate of Oliver Wendell Holmes at Harvard University. Smith went on to attend Andover Theological Seminary, and after entering the Baptist ministry in 1832, subsequently assumed numerous
[We Love DC] - Even though the circle was named after Samuel Francis DuPont (with a big 'P'), Congress named it Dupont Circle (with the lowercase 'p') on February 25, It's written just about everywhere with the little 'p' these days.