On This Day. April 18

On this day in 1775, British troops march out of Boston on a mission to confiscate the American arsenal at Concord and to capture Patriot leaders Samuel Adams and John Hancock, known to be hiding at Lexington. As the British departed, Boston Patriots Paul Revere and William Dawes set out on horseback from the city to warn Adams and Hancock and rouse the Minutemen. Find more information about the American Revolutionary War at the library,  on hoopla and in OverDrive. For music of the American Revolution, go to Freegal.


Shelley Fabares, know for her role on The Donna Reed Show goes to #1 with her debut single, “Johnny Angel.” Find Shelley Fabares on Freegal and hoopla.







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