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Video: Gov. Baker Gives Keynote at 241st Lantern Ceremony

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker was the keynote speaker on Sunday night at the 241st Lantern Ceremony. Introducing Gov. Baker was Old North Foundation Vice Chair Catherine Matthews. Since 1875, on the eve of Patriot’s Day, Old North has commemorated the hanging of the lanterns. View the Governor’s keynote speech at Old North in the above video. Read More…

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2013 Lantern Ceremony Keynote Address by Dr. Jill Lepore, Harvard University and New Yorker Magazine [Video]

The 238th Lantern Ceremony was held at Old North Church on the eve of Patriots’ Day, April 14, 2013, in Boston’s North End. Featured in this video is the keynote address by Dr. Jill Lepore, Professor of American History at Harvard University and contributor to the New Yorker magazine. Dr. Lepore is introduced by the Vicar of the Read More…