Paul Revere

  • American

Patriot and Silversmith

Notable for sounding the alarm that British military forces were on the move to arrest Americans, beginning the battles at Lexington and Concord and the American Revolution. - AsNotedIn

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Founder Revere Copper Company

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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1734/12/21 Paul Revere is born in the North End of Boston on December 21, 1734, according to the Old Style calendar then in use, or January 1, 1735, in the modern calendar. Born Paul Revere's Birthday
1770/00/00 Paul Revere purchases an old house in the North End of Boston, Paul Revere's home from 1770-1800 Home Paul Revere House Boston
1773/12/16 More than 5000 American colonists meet at the South Meeting House to decide the fate of three ships (BEAVER, ELEANOR and DARTMOUTH) loaded with tea docked at Griffin's Wharf Ringleader Old South Meetinghouse Boston Boston Tea Party
1773/12/16 More than 5000 American colonists meet at the South Meeting House to decide the fate of three ships (BEAVER, ELEANOR and DARTMOUTH) loaded with tea docked at Griffin's Wharf Ringleader Old South Meetinghouse Boston American Revolution - From Protest to Revolt
1775/04/18 Paul Revere leaves his house in Boston and is rowed across the harbor to Charlestown. "While waiting to start his famous ride, he realized that he'd forgotten his spurs, sent his dog home with a note asking that they be brought to him." Esther Forbes Messenger Paul Revere House Boston The Midnight Ride
1775/04/18 Paul Revere alerts Isaac Hall Messenger Isaac Hall House Medford The Midnight Ride
1775/04/19 About midnight: Paul Revere arrives at Lexington warning John Hancock and Samuel Adams they are about to be arrested. Messenger Hancock-Clarke House Lexington, MA The Midnight Ride
1775/04/19 Revere is briefly detained and questioned. "in an instant I saw four of them, who rode up to me, with their pistols in their hands, said G-d d-n you stop. If you go an Inch further, you are a dead Man" PR Messenger Minute Man National Historical Park - Battle Road Unit Lexington, MA The Midnight Ride
1775/04/19 Revere is briefly detained and questioned. "in an instant I saw four of them, who rode up to me, with their pistols in their hands, said G-d d-n you stop. If you go an Inch further, you are a dead Man" PR Messenger Minute Man National Historical Park - Battle Road Unit Concord, MA The Midnight Ride
1779/07/25 Revere and 600 militiamen under the command of Gen Solomon Lovell, fight to with in a few hundred yards from the British earthen fort, at a striking distance to overrun the enemy. Patriot Lt Colonel Fort George (Castine, Maine) Castine Penobscot Expedition
1795/00/00 Paul Revere is contracted to provide 15 tons of drawn copper bolts (fasten hull planking to live oak frame), a 242-pound bell and other fittings for the USS CONSTITUTION ($3820.33). He obtains English copper sheathing to covered HER below the waterline. Manufacturer USS CONSTITUTION Boston
1795/07/04 During a Masonic ceremony, Deputy Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts, Paul Revere, assist Samuel Adams in the laying of the foundation stone for the new Massachusetts State House. Dignitary Massachusetts Statehouse Boston
1801/00/00 Paul Revere establishes the Revere and Son foundry in a former gunpowder mill in Canton, Massachusetts with son Joseph Warren Revere Founder
1801/00/00 Samuel Parkman commissions Paul Revere to cast a bronze bell for his father, Rev Ebenezer Parkman's Westborough MA church. The bell was installed in October of 2011 in the Old South Meeting House. Manufacturer Old South Meetinghouse Boston
1802/00/00 Revere Bell is cast by Paul Revere (bought by the Old South Church in 1803, still hand rung on Sundays, Holidays and special occasions). Manufacturer Old South Church, Newburyport Newburyport
1814/00/00 Paul Revere and the Revere Copper Company recast the King's Chapel bell. Manufacturer King's Chapel, Boston Boston
1818/05/10 Paul Revere dies of natural causes at his home on Charter St (lost) in Boston. He is buried at Granary Burying Ground. Died Granary Burying Ground Boston Death of Paul Revere
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