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Daily Archives: April 18, 2019

On This Day in History: Paul Revere Made his Historic Ride

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Here are some facts about the American hero on the anniversary of his “midnight ride.” On April 18, 1775, Paul Revere became a Revolutionary-era hero when he rode to Lexington, Massachusetts to warn Samuel Adams and John Hancock that British troops were coming.  While Revere was initially able to successfully pass along the message, his