Unsung Hero of Our Nation
Do We Still Value the Principles that Forged America?
When I question where our country is headed, what our shared values are, I turn to history for answers.
This time, as our country’s founding principles are seemingly ignored or forgotten, I find a man in Salisbury, Massachusetts whose actions offer a clear example of the values that formed this democracy.
Robert Pike by all appearances was a pious Puritan, a militia officer and landowner respected by his neighbors in Salisbury, Massachusetts, who…