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Mark Wahlberg Gives Mayor Walsh Assist With Midnight Ride Orders to Paul Revere

Bringing some Hollywood flair to the annual Patriot’s Day re-enactment of Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride, actor Mark Wahlberg gave Mayor Marty Walsh an assist handing orders to Revere as he head off on Brown Beauty from Boston’s North End. (Photo by Matt Conti) View more Patriot’s Day coverage on

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Video: Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride & Old North “Two if by Sea” Lanterns

On the eve of Patriot’s Day 2015, Paul Revere and William Dawes from the National Lancers set off for their midnight ride to Lexington. The reenactment followed the 240th Lantern Ceremony at Old North Church where “Two if by Sea” lanterns were lit to shine from the Old North bell tower. The 1st Michigan Colonial Fife & Drum Read More…

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Lighting of the Lanterns – The Regulars Are Out! [Video]

The 238th Lantern Ceremony was held on Sunday night at Old North Church concluding with the Lighting of the Lanterns and Midnight Ride of Paul Revere. In this video segment, Old North Vicar, Rev. Stephen T. Ayres, lights the lanterns (candle malfunction notwithstanding) and gives them to this year’s carriers to symbolize Robert Newman’s climb Read More…