The annual Patriot’s Day Parade was held on Monday morning, ending in Boston’s North End with the reenactment of Paul Revere’s midnight ride on April 18, 1775. Performing the reenactment were the Massachusetts National Lancers with Boston Mayor Marty Walsh handing orders to Paul Revere on Brown Beauty. Revere rides down Hanover Street to Charlestown and follows a route that leads to the Lexington Battle Green.
St. Stephen’s Church and its history on Hanover St. are covered in this excerpt: Speaking in the video is Fr. Kevin Hayes, St. Stephens Church of The Missionary Society of St. James the Apostle. Read more: http://www.thebostonchannel.com/chronicle/27780279/detail.html#ixzz1M0c1GuEG View more excerpts from Chronicle’s episode on Hanover Street.
There are two statues of famous North Enders in the neighborhood. Colonial patriot Paul Revere is honored in the Prado. And now, there is a bronze of Italian American boxing legend, Tony DeMarco, on the corner of Hanover Street and Cross Street at the gateway to the North End. The pride of the North End, Read More…
North End Stories produces another insightful interview as part of its historical digital narrative project on growing up in the North End. In this video, 94-year-old Nicholas DiCarlo describes the flat on Commercial Street he was born in and touches on why family is so important for Italian-Americans. View more videos and photos at NorthEndStories.com.