The Revere Express

A Street View of the Paul Revere House

By Patrick M LeeheyEditor’s Note: This article is written from the point of view of a visitor standing in the street looking at the Paul Revere House and its neighboring structures. It is meant to serve as a primer for exterior tours of North Square and as extra...

The Howards of Clark’s Square

By: Ruaidhrí Crofton ​Editor’s Note: This Express post is excerpted from our most recent Revere Gazette article. The article stands as the first of a two-part issue that takes a fresh look at Robert Howard’s life and his role in early colonial Boston society. Part two...

Washing Day at the Revere House

By Alexandra Powell Woman Hanging out LaundryFrom the series of Six Studies of Men and Women (Zes studie-beeltjes, Naer ‘t leeven geteekend door J. Lauwers, en geëtst door J. De Frey)Johannes Pieter de Frey, Dutch, 1770 – 1834. After Jacobus Johannes Lauwers, Belgian,...

Boston Baked Beans: A Case Study in Culinary Tradition

By Alexandra Powell During one of the educational programs we offer here at the Revere House, “The Revere Children and the Siege of Boston,” we task students with preparing Paul Revere Jr.  for an extended stay home alone. It is the spring of 1775 and Paul Revere has...

“Missing” Revere Letter Returns to the Paul Revere House

By Emily HolmesEditor’s Note: This Revere Express post is adapted from the Fall 2014 issue of The Revere House Gazette. It has been reformed for use as a companion piece to Monday’s post by Nina Rodwin. Shortly after the Siege of Boston began in the spring of 1775,...