This Day in History Entry #219

April 18th, 2013 by Wordsman

There’s a name that is known far and near
‘Twas a name that the Brits came to fear
When they came in by sea
He warned ev’ry county
Shout it out! He was called: Samuel Prescott

Event: A group of men, including but not limited to Samuel Prescott and William Dawes, ride through Middlesex County to warn residents of the impending arrival of British troops
Year: 1775
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  1. a Fan Says:

    Very nice!

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