Bowling Green had no massacre, but there was a ‘beheading’
There was no Bowling Green “massacre” but there was a beheading. In 1770, a statue of King George III was erected in lower Manhattan’s Bowling Green park to commemorate “the eminent and singular blessing derived from him,” according to the Journal of the American Revolution.
Six years later, New Yorkers believed the English monarch was anything but a blessing, so down he went. – READ MORE