Patriots Of The American Revolution

Happy Independence Day – Warriors Trail

In Congress, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which […]

This Date in Revolutionary War History (March 5, 1770)

On the cold, snowy night of March 5, 1770, a mob of angry colonists gathers at the Customs House in Boston and begins tossing snowballs and rocks at the lone British soldier guarding the building.  The protesters opposed the occupation of their city by British troops, who were sent to Boston in 1768 to enforce […]

This Day in 1775 (The American Revolution Begins in Lexington)

“At about 5 a.m., 700 British troops, on a mission to capture Patriot leaders and seize a Patriot arsenal, march into Lexington to find 77 armed minutemen under Captain John Parker waiting for them on the town’s common green.  British Major John Pitcairn ordered the outnumbered Patriots to disperse, and after a moment’s hesitation the […]