Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Somerville celebrates 236th Patriots Day!

From By Andy Metzger:

Riding into history: Somerville celebrates 236th Patriots Day


Wicked Local photo by Alex Jones

Paul Revere, played by Master Sergeant Paul Tobin of the National Lancers, arrives at Somerville's 236th Patriot's Day Celebration held at Foss Park on Monday morning.


Traffic paused on Broadway, making way for a Paul Revere re-enactor trotting down the middle of the roadway astride a chestnut-colored horse named Cannon Fire.

While runners wheezed through 26.2 miles across the Charles River on Monday, Somerville turned out to celebrate the 236th anniversary of the first battles of the American Revolution.

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Patriot's Day is Coming to Foss Park 4/18/11!

Please help keep the amazing history of Somerville alive by joining the City for the annual celebration of Patriot's Day in Foss Park on Monday April 18! Click on the flyer for a larger version.

And don't forget to get dressed for the event :)