Tuesday, April 20, 2021

How will you celebrate PATRIOTS DAY?

Patriots Day, April 19th – Mr. Paul Revere Explains The Battle of Lexington and Concord in His Own Words

April 19, 2021 | Sundance | 82 Comments

Patriots Day…

A friend asked me a few days ago: “How will you celebrate Patriots Day”?  Which, perhaps, should spur me to share my own thoughts on this day of consequence.


Many are familiar with the poem Paul Revere’s ride; however, far fewer know that Paul Revere actually memorialized the events of the April 18 and 19, 1775, in an eight page letter written several years later…To me everything about the heart of Revere, which you can identify within his own writing, is what defines an American ‘patriot’. There is no grand prose, there is no outlook of being a person of historical significance; there is just a simple recollection of his involvement, an ordinary man in extraordinary times.

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