Minute Man National Historic Park is located 22 miles outside the city of Boston and preserves important sites from the Battle of Lexington and Concord, the opening battles of the American Revolution on April 19, 1775. The park extends from just west of Lexington and follows, almost without interruption, the road to Concord and encompasses
Minute Man National Historic Park is located 22 miles outside the city of Boston and preserves important sites from the Battle of Lexington and Concord, the opening battles of the American Revolution on April 19, 1775. The park extends from just west of Lexington and follows, almost without interruption, the road to Concord and encompasses
Minute Man National Historic Park is located 22 miles outside the city of Boston and preserves important sites from the Battle of Lexington and Concord, the opening battles of the American Revolution on April 19, 1775. The park extends from just west of Lexington and follows, almost without interruption, the road to Concord and encompasses
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
On this day in 1775, Paul Revere’s famous ride set into action the start of the American Revolutionary war.  Throughout the month of April, Revere’s Riders has been celebrating this event with clinics that connect Americans to our shared heritage.  Check out an event coming near you soon, or continue reading for an AAR of

Patriot’s Day 2017

Listen my children and you shall hear Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere, On the eighteenth of April, in Seventy-five; Hardly a man is now alive Who remembers that famous day and year. He said to his friend, “If the British march By land or sea from the town to-night, Hang a lantern aloft
The Civilian Marksmanship Program is reportedly slated to receive tens of thousands of M1 Garands from the Philippines!  The CMP reconditions these rifles and sells them to the public in order to promote marksmanship. To purchase from the CMP, individuals need to participate in a marksmanship training activity and maintain membership in a CMP club.
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April 19 — the anniversary of Paul Revere’s famous ride and the “shot heard ’round the world” — will soon be upon us!  Please check the schedule of events for a history presentation, rifle clinic or shooting match near you and join us in celebrating the occasion!  If there’s no event near you, it isn’t