Events are funded in part through generous grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati, the Boston Cultural Council, and the Revere Hotel.

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Hammered Dulcimer Concert

The Paul Revere House

1:00 - 3:00 Award-winning musician Dave Neiman plays jigs, reels, and Baroque and Renaissance tunes that Paul Revere and his family may have enjoyed.

The Tailor’s Craft

The Paul Revere House

1:00 - 3:00 Clothing historian Henry Cooke takes on the role of an early Boston tailor. Watch as he “takes the measure” of visitors, then sits cross-legged, fashioning waistcoats from luxurious fabrics and “slops” from coarse weaves.

“‘To Begin the World over Again’: Revolutionary Rights”

The Commons, Sargent Hall, Suffolk University

Prof. Janet Polasky, Presidential Professor of History, University of New Hampshire  Explore how these reverberations of American claims to their revolutionary rights influence our understanding of liberty and equality from the eighteenth century to the present throughout the Atlantic world.

“Musik on the Harpsichord & Hammered Dulcimer”

The Paul Revere House

1:00 – 3:00 Talented musician R. P. Hale plays 18th century tunes on instruments he has painstakingly reproduced from period originals. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Paul Revere’s time in this time-traveling opportunity!