The Daily Free Press reports on the final planting of memorial bulbs in Kenmore Square on Saturday.
Roslindale is not the sort of place you associate with the Revolution, but it turns out a cemetery there, by the side of a road Washington's forces used to ferry supplies from Dedham to Boston, was the... Read more
Paul Revere hoofed it out of the North End this morning to warn the colonists the Redcoats were coming.
Afterwards, Minutemen stood at attention in front of the Paul Revere statue and Old North Church as Taps were played and a wreath laid at a... Read more
The Patriots Day parade in Arlington was fun, but it didn't really have a lot of Minutemen - way more Shriners, in fact (and a troop of Civil War re-enactors, um, what?).... Read more
Minutemen, members of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Co. a few politicians and some bystanders marched from City Hall to the North End today to commemorate the rides of Paul Revere and William Dawes. The procession stopped at Dawes's grave at King's Chapel Cemetery and at Revere's grave at the Granary... Read more
Yeah, sure, most of the people running the Marathon today had your basic boring running outfits on. But then there were the outliers, like the Cat in the Hat and Minnie Mouse (safely separated by a couple miles):
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J.L. Bell runs down Revolutionary events in the area this weekend.
Patriot and Redcoat run the Marathon. And yes, she got all the way to Brookline holding a hobby horse.
Presidents' Day was a couple months ago, Abe:
That's a lot of runners on Beacon Street:... Read more
Furore as Redcoat stabs, beats Jason Russell to death in front of his own home this very afternoon.
Reports reach us that chastened regulars beating a slow retreat from their whupping at North Bridge in Concord this morning set upon the citizens of Menotomy, attempting to ransack and burn down houses in the village as brave... Read more
J.L. Bell posts a deposition from Edward Thoroton Gould, a lieutenant in His Majesty's 4th Regiment of Foot who was on the front line at the Battle at the Old North Bridge.
... On our arrival at that place, we saw a body of provincial troops, armed, to the number of about sixty or seventy men. On our approach, they dispersed, and soon after... Read more