George Washington is one of the most, if not the most, important men involved in the creation of our great nation. His hand is upon many of the events that were instrumental in the birth of the United States of America: as commander in chief of the Continental Army and as first President of our
Teaching American History has a short but interesting post up today that compares and contrasts the actions of Thomas Jefferson and Samuel Whittemore in the months and days leading up to April 19, 1775. Both Whittemore and Jefferson would write and speak their mind prior to the fateful day of the Battles of Lexington and
The American Antiquarian Society is hosting the “Revere in Perspective: Artisanry, Labor and Luxury” webinar series in collaboration with the Center for Historic American Visual Culture today through October 9th. While we primarily talk about Paul Revere’s role in the founding of our country, particularly his involvement in the events of April 19, 1775, it
If you haven’t already discovered the Journal of the American Revolution, you should definitely give them a look for a comprehensive compendium of Revolutionary War information. Their latest post ranks eleven Revolutionary War films and mini-series; although I haven’t watched the majority of these, I can personally vouch for the Turn mini-series as being extremely

On This Day: Samuel Adams is Born

On September 27, 1722, Samuel Adams was born to Samuel Adams, Sr. and Mary (Fifield) Adams. Samuel was one of twelve children only three of whom survived past their 3rd birthday. The younger Adams went on to attend Harvard College where he graduated in 1740. After short and failed stents working as a lawyer, in
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Photos from the Rifle 125 held Aug. 29-30, 2020 in Willisburg, KY are now available. Thanks to Jane Wiedenhoefer for being event photographer!
Photos from this past weekend’s Marty Brown Memorial Open Round #2 are now available. Thank you to all who participated and made this event a resounding success. We will post an “After Action Report” for everyone shortly.
The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) has published an article on the Marty Brown Memorial series of events in their latest newsletter. Revere’s Riders is a CMP affiliated club and supports the CMP’s mission of promoting marksmanship and the shooting sports to all Americans. The next events in the Marty Brown Memorial series are the Marty
ATI Outdoors has generously donated a Pistol Buffer Tube Assembly to the Marty Brown Memorial events. Follow ATI Outdoors on Facebook @ATIoutdoors.
Barbie Melloni has graciously donated a LaserPET II Electronic Target with SureStrike 9mm Laser Cartridge to the Marty Brown Memorial™ events.