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.

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