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First Michigan Fife and Drum Corps Kick Off 2012 Patriot’s Day Celebrations on the Prado (Video)

The First Michigan Fife and Drum Corps gave a free concert on the Prado to kick off the Lantern Ceremony at Old North Church on the eve of Patriot’s Day celebrations. The event was held on Sunday, April 15, 2012 in the North End’s Prado, also known as the Paul Revere Mall.

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Patriot’s Day 2012 Weekend Festivities Schedule

Old North Church and the National Park Service will be celebrating the 237th anniversary of Paul Revere’s Ride on Sunday, April 15 with a series of festivities that are free and open to the public. At 6:00 p.m., the remaining tickets to the annual Lantern Ceremony will be distributed at the rear entrance of Old Read More…

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Assignment: 1 Day in Boston – Patriot’s Day

Photographer Christine Barton was selected to take part in “Assignment: 1 Day in Boston” (http://tinyurl.com/68hhb96) by the Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism and Special Events. She was asked to go out on Patriot’s Day and capture the spirit of the city. She chose the Paul Revere ride re-enactment that took place on Hanover St. in Read More…

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Patriot’s Day Parade, Re-enactment & Wreath Laying in the North End

The Patriot’s Day 2011 Parade came to the Paul Revere Mall (Prado) in the North End where a re-enactment was held of Paul Revere’s midnight ride on April 18, 1775. This year’s rider was from the Massachusetts National Lancers is MSG. Paul Tobin as Paul Revere. After the re-enactment, a wreath was laid at the Read More…

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Lantern Ceremony at Old North Church with Fife & Drum, Paul Revere’s Ride & Harbor Crossing

On the eve of Patriot’s Day 2011, the North End paid tribute to the midnight ride of Paul Revere and the hanging of two lanterns in the Old North Church. As part of the reenactments, there was also a little-known crossing of Boston Harbor by Paul Revere from the North End to Charlestown. The three Read More…