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April 18, 2011
April 18th: Paul Revere's Ride
Listen my children and you shall hear Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere, On the eighteenth of April, in Seventy-five...
Most of us remember Paul Revere's Ride because of Longfellow, but the poet didn't quite have it right. Read article here.
Pictured: Paul Revere in later life. A portrait by Gilbert Stuart, 1813.