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Portrait of Paul Revere.
Portrait of Paul Revere.

Paul Revere Quick Facts

January 1, 1735–May 10, 1818

Quick Facts About Paul Revere

Born December 22, 1834, Boston, Massachusetts

Accomplished silversmith and engraver

Member of the colonial artillery during the French and Indian War

Served as a courier for the Boston Committee of Correspondence and the Massachusetts Committee of Safety

Member of the Sons of Liberty

Participated in the Boston Tea Party (1773)

Made his famous “Midnight Ride” from Boston to Lexington on April 18, 1775 to warn American patriots about advancing British troops

Member of the Massachusetts militia during the American Revolution

Designed Continental currency and the seals of the 13 colonies

Designed the current seal of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Opened the first copper rolling mill in North America, 1801

Died May 10, 1818, Boston, Massachusetts

Buried at Granary Burial Ground, Boston, Massachusetts

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  • Article Title Paul Revere Quick Facts
  • Coverage January 1, 1735–May 10, 1818
  • Author
  • Keywords paul revere, midnight ride, boston tea party, american patriot
  • Website Name American History Central
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  • Access Date February 19, 2019
  • Publisher R.Squared Communications, LLC
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update January 13, 2018
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