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Category: Paul Revere
One of the nation’s oldest time capsules was opened on Tuesday evening in Boston, revealing artifacts originally planted by Adams and Revere in 1795.
Workers fixing a leak at the Massachusetts State House in Boston unearthed a time capsule placed in the building’s cornerstone more than two centuries ago.
Four years after Paul Revere’s midnight ride, a military disaster left the famous patriot under arrest and facing charges of insubordination and cowardice.
While Paul Revere rode into history on April 18, 1775, his fellow rider, William Dawes, galloped into undeserved oblivion.
On the 236th anniversary of his famous ride, check out 12 facts about Paul Revere—from his dabbling in dentistry to his dismissal from the military–that might surprise you.