"Paul & Rachel Revere Ride Again!"

"Rachel Revere Solo"

Rachel Revere
A woman of remarkable "good humour," Rachel Walker Revere (1745 - 1813) lived in Boston's North End during the time of America's Revolution and helped to raise Paul's eleven children. Her domestic life is highlighted against the events of colonial unrest -- the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, and her husband's famous Midnight Ride to Lexington.

After the Revolution, Paul continued his silver and goldsmithing trades and was active in the local masonic lodge throughout his working life. He soon opened a foundry in the North End to forge bells and cannons, and later, founded a copper rolling mill in Canton, Massachusetts.

Rachel has performed with her husband, noted Patriot Paul Revere, in the program "Paul & Rachel Revere Ride Again!" as the couple discuss events, both domestic and political, on the eve of their 30th wedding anniversary.

"Paul & Rachel Revere Ride Again!" Selected Performace Sites:
- Medford Public Library, July '18
- St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Women's breakfast, Canton, September '17
- Lincoln Public Library, November '16
- Falmouth Historical Society, September '14
- Ticonderoga (NY) Festival Guild, July '14
- Cambridge Historical Society, February '14
- Natick Historical Society, October '13
- Framingham Public Library, April '13
- Carleton Willard Village, Bedford (MA), April '13
- Spellman Museum of Stamps & Postal History, Weston (MA), April '13
- Gilbert Stuart Museum, Saunderstown (RI), Spring Fair, April '12
- Groton Public Library, April '12
- Somerville Public Library, April '12
- Millyard Museum (NH), April '11 [PDF]
- The Somerville Museum, May '08
- Blanchard's Tavern, Avon (MA), January '04 - June '09 [PDF]
- New England Grotto Association, Masonic annual convention, Hull, October '06
- USS Constitution USS Constitution National Park, Patriot's Day celebration, Boston, April '06
- Meriden (CT) Public Library, bicentennial event, January '06 [PDF]
- First Parish, Martha's Vineyard, October '03

Rachel Revere Solo Selected Performance Sites:
- Tewksbury Public Library, August '18
- Medford Public Library, July '18
- Canton Historical Society, November '16
- An American Celebration, Strawbery Banke Museum, Portsmouth (NH), July '16
- Jaworek Middle School, Marlborough (MA), May '16
- Jaworek Middle School, Marlborough (MA), June '15
- Cambridge Historical Society side garden, Discovery Days, July '13
- Medfield Women's Club, November '12
- Jaworek Middle School, Marlborough (MA), June '12
- Walpole Public Library, November '03
- North End Branch Library, Boston, December '02
- Mansfield (MA) Public Library, October '02
- Jaffrey (NH) Public Library, October '02
- Sterling Public Library, July '02
- Whitman Public Library, November '00
- Medford Historical Society, September '00
- First Parish, New Bedford, July '00 [PDF]
- Tewksbury Public Library, April '00
- Dorcester Lower Mills Public Library, November '99
- Wellesley Historical Society, November '98


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