Two lanterns show in the iconic steeple of the Old North Church on the eve of Patriot’s Day 2016 (Photo by Matt Conti)

The Lighting of the Lanterns capped off the 241st Lantern Ceremony on Sunday night recalling the events of April 18, 1775.

This year, National Park Service Rangers carried the lanterns up to the famous steeple over Boston’s North End. Representing the NPS Rangers were Sentidra Joseph, Andrew Savage and Shawn Quigley.

The ceremony was narrated by Old North Church Vicar Stephen T. Ayres accompanied by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and music by the Old North Chamber Choir.

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