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Declaration of Independence
Found Washington, D.C.
Leads to Heere at the Wall
Beneath Parkington Lane
Found by Benjamin Franklin Gates

"Of all the ideas that became the United States, there is a line here that's at the heart of all the others."
Benjamin Franklin Gates[src]
""But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same object, evinces a design to reduce them under absolute despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such government and provide new guards for their future security.""
Benjamin Franklin Gates quoting the Declaration[src]

The Declaration of Independence is one of the most important documents in the United States, and arguably in the world. It started the United States of America as a country of its own on July 4, 1776.

The Freemasons drew a map to Templar Treasure on its back according to Benjamin Franklin Gates and the Gates Family.