The Republic of Frestonia

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York Daily Record, York, Pennsylvania

Originally published in the York Daily Record, York, Pennsylvania, Thursday, November 3rd, 1977.   Transcript Independent Frestonia Willing To Negotiate LONDON (UPI) – The Independent Republic of Frestonia, population 120, wants cordial relations with surrounding Britain. One day old Wednesday, Frestonian independence was declared by residents of two west London streets who are squatting in […]

Valley News, Van Nuys, California

Originally published in the Valley News, Van Nuys, California, Thursday, November 3rd, 1977   Transcript London district ‘secedes’ LONDON (UPI) – The Independent Republic of Frestonia, population 120, wants cordial relations with surrounding Britain. One day old Wednesday, Frestonian independence was declared by residents of two west London streets who are squatting in Greater London […]

The Times Standard, Eureka, California

Originally published in The Times Standard, Eureka, California on Saturday, November 5th, 1977.   Transcript Frestonia: nation of squatters LONDON (AP) – The last house standing on a street of empty, garbage-filled lots fenced off with corrugated iron is the Foreign Ministry of Frestonia. Frestonia? It’s the latest member of the world community of nations. At […]

The Times Recorder, Zanesville, Ohio

Originally published in The Times Recorder, Zanesville, Ohio on Saturday, November 5th, 1977.   Transcript 8 Acres of London Slum Proclaims Independence LONDON (AP) – The last house standing on a street of empty, garbage-filled lots fenced off with corrugated iron is the Foreign Ministry of Frestonia. Frestonia? It’s the latest member of the world […]

The Raleigh Register, Beckley, West Virginia

Originally published in The Raleigh Register, Beckley, West Virginia, Thursday, November 3rd, 1977.   Transcript Frestonians Seek Support United Press International London The Independent Republic of Frestonia, population 120, wants cordial relations with surrounding Britain. One day old Wednesday, Frestonian independence was declared by residents of two west London streets who are squatting in Greater […]

The Pocono Record, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

Originally published in The Pocono Record, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, Thursday, November 3rd, 1977   Transcript Frestonia wants to be ‘friends’ LONDON (UPI) – The Independent Republic of Frestonia, population 120, wants cordial relations with surrounding Britain. One day old Wednesday, Frestonian independence was declared by residents of two west London streets who are squatting in Greater […]

The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois

Originally published in The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois on Sunday, December 4th, 1977.   Transcript London slum residents declare independence LONDON (AP) – The last house standing on a street of empty, garbage-filled lots fenced off with corrugated iron is the Foreign Ministry of Frestonia. Frestonia? It’s the latest member of the world community of nations. At […]

The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, Pennsylvania

Originally published in The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, Pennsylvania, Tuesday, November 8th, 1977.   Transcript   Squatters Take 8 Acres, Declare Independence LONDON (AP) – The last house standing on a street of empty, garbage-filled lots fenced off with corrugated iron is the Foreign Ministry of Frestonia. Frestonia? It’s the latest member of the […]

The Morning Herald, Hagerstown, Maryland

Originally published in The Morning Herald, Hagerstown, Maryland, Thursday, November 3rd, 1977.   Transcript Frestonia squats its way to independence LONDON (UPI) – The Independent Republic of Frestonia, population 120, wants cordial relations with surrounding Britain. One day old Wednesday, Frestonian independence was declared by residents of two west London streets who are squatting in […]

The Evening Standard, Uniontown, Pennsylvania

Originally published in The Evening Standard, Uniontown, Pennsylvania, Saturday, November 5th, 1977.   Transcript A New Nation In London? By A O SULZBERGER, Jr. LONDON (AP) – The last house standing on a street of empty, garbage-filled lots fenced off with corrugated iron is the Foreign Ministry of Frestonia. Frestonia? It’s the latest member of […]

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