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Paul Revere - Artisan, Businessman, and Patriot The Man Behind the Myth by Revere Memorial Association

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Written in English


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Number of Pages152
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ISBN 100819168114
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  Paul Revere book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Since Henry Wadsworth Longfellow endowed Paul Revere's ride to Lexington and C 3/5. Buy Paul Revere: Artisan, Businessman, and Patriot: Artisan, Businessman, and Patriot--the Man Behind the Myth by Paul Revere Memorial Association (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Paul Revere (/ r ɪ ˈ v ɪər /; Decem O.S. (January 1, N.S.) – ) was an American silversmith, engraver, early industrialist, and Patriot in the American is best known for his midnight ride to alert the colonial militia in April to the approach of British forces before the battles of Lexington and Concord, as dramatized in Henry Wadsworth Born: January 1, , (O.S.: Decem ), . In the s Revere enthusiastically supported the patriot cause; as acknowledged leader of Boston’s mechanic class, he provided an invaluable link between artisans and he donned Indian garb and joined 50 other patriots in the Boston Tea Party protest against parliamentary taxation without representation. Although many have questioned the historical liberties taken in.

  4 Deborah A. Federhen, “From Artisan to Entrepreneur: Paul Revere’s Silver Shop Operation,” in Paul Revere: Artisan, Businessman, and Patriot, p. 5 For more on Revere’s masonic imagery see Nan Wolverton, “‘Within the Compass of Good Citizens’: The Visual Arts of Freemasonry as Practiced by Paul Revere,” in Freemasonry.   Paul Revere was a colonial artisan and Revolutionary patriot immortalized in the Longfellow poem Paul Revere’s Ride, in which he warned of a British attack. Sources: Andre J. and Pamela Labatut, “Paul Revere’s Paternal Ancestry,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume (July, ); Esther Forbes, Paul Revere and the World He Lived In (); Paul Revere — Artisan, Businessman and Patriot: The Man Behind the Myth (). Paul Revere’s Family. Paul Revere ( The Scottish-born John Paul Jones commanded several American ships during the war. He was a hero to many Patriots, but the British considered him little more than a defeated the HMS Serapis in and became a great hero of the American navy—both in his own time and to .

  In the fall of , Revere founded one of the first spy rings in America, the Mechanics, to keep track of British troop movements, according to the book Paul Revere’s Ride: “Many years later he [Revere] recalled that ‘in the Fall of and Winter of , I was one of upwards of thirty, chiefly mechanics, who formed ourselves into a committee for the purpose of watching the movements. From Colonial to Federal to Victorian, the stylistic intricacies of the Paul Revere House, Otis House, Nichols House, Shirley Eustis House, and Gibson House will be highlighted. This program is free, suggested donation $$ Advance ticket purchase is required. Attendees will be emailed a link to access the program the week of the event. Boston’s most famous patriot-silversmith trained with his father, the French Huguenot silversmith Apollos Rivoire, also known as Paul Revere, Sr. (–), whose shop he inherited in With a fully equipped shop and many local patrons, he soon developed a thriving business and took on several apprentices himself. From to , Mr. Leehey served as co-curator of the award winning exhibition Paul Revere — Artisan, Businessman and Patriot: The Man Behind the Myth, installed at the National Heritage.