Patriot’s Day

Today is Patriot’s Day.  The day that the fledgling colonies took up arms against the British.

Patriots Day may be the least known American holiday, and the day most deserving of our recognition. Observed in Massachusetts and Maine only. Don’t know it? It marks the day, April 19, 1775, on which Americans took up arms against their king, and bled, at the crack of terrible dawn.

Go here for a well written account of the day.

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