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John McHugh (L) and Mike McHugh (R)

That headline reads a bit cockeyed. Revere had the able assistance of a horse, by tradition named Brown Beauty. He did not don running shoes, which in any case would not as yet have been invented. Local runner Michael McHugh plans again this year to embark on his annual run in homage to the iconic […]

Over 660 signatures appear on a newly re-discovered 1767 Non-Consumption Agreement from Boston. Here they are listed alphabetically by surname A through H. Page Col. Obv / Verso Place in Col. Sex First Name Last Name Notes on ms 6 2 V 9 M Jonathan Abrams 3 2 O 17 M John Adams Junr 1 […]

  Page Column Obv / Verso Place in Col. Gender First Name Last Name Notations on ms 1 1 O 1 M John Steel   1 1 O 2 M John Ruddock   1 1 O 3 M Saml Proctor   1 1 O 4 M Richard Bright   1 1 O 5 M Jabez […]

Today we make a departure from posting primary source documents by and about Dr. Joseph Warren to note a bit of inspiration in the current day. A local runner has established a personal annual observance of the events, personalities, and principles that sparked a revolution.  In light of the tragic events of recent days, it […]

Author: Joseph Warren signatory and possible co-author “Boston 31.st 1769. We the subscribers Inhabitants of the Town of Boston being desirous to concur with the Merchants and Traders of said Town in their late laudable Agreement not to import any of the Manufactures of Great Britain, do hereby faithfully promise and engage that we will […]