January 1: PAUL REVERE’S RIDE
Paul Revere, patriot
Jan. 1, 1735-May 10, 1818
this is not a traditional picture book biography, but this famous poem
does tell the story of Revere’s famous midnight ride on April 18, 1775.
A silversmith by trade, Revere played a most significant role in the
American Revolution. “Listen, my children, and you shall hear, Of the
midnight ride of Paul Revere…”
Read the real story of Revere’s ride, a virtual midnight ride, Revere’s own words, Longfellow’s poem and more at The Paul Revere House site.