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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • FOLEY & BURK SHOWS: c. 1940s

Two If by Sea: 1915

Two If by Sea: 1915
THE SIGNAL LANTERNS OF

PAUL REVERE

DISPLAYED IN THE STEEPLE OF THIS CHURCH
APRIL 18 1775
WARNED THE COUNTRY OF THE MARCH
OF THE BRITISH TROOPS TO

LEXINGTON AND CONCORD.

Boston, Massachusetts, circa 1915. "Christ Church (Old North)." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

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I lived around the corner from this church in the 1980s and learned a lot about the history of the early days of the American Revolution which began in Boston. Here is an interesting article about how the church in this photo helped to form the United States of America.

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