The Revere Express

Our blog content is provided by past and present staff, outside researchers, and interns. We try to provide a wide variety of content and add new articles often! Browse below to find areas that interest you. 

Nancy Caruso’s North End Legacy

By: Nina ZannieriOver the course of the North End’s deep and rich history, women have played a key role in shaping or, in many ways, changing its history. While some of the names are familiar, most are less well known than their male counterparts. At the very least,...

Paul Revere’s Midnight Rides

By Evan O'Connor One of the questions visitors often ask at the Paul Revere House is how much of the Midnight Ride is fact versus fiction, and how we can be certain about the Ride’s specific details. It is a good question since in American history, particularly around...

An Introduction to Education in Early Massachusetts

By Edward S. GaultEnglish Puritans settled the town of Boston in 1630 on the Shawmut Peninsula, the traditional and historic land lived on and used by the Massachusett people. The Puritans established their community and civil government with lofty ambitions....

“The Cabbage Vendor” – an Unexpected Surprise

By: Edith Steblecki It’s not every day that someone contacts the Paul Revere Memorial Association and offers to donate a framed painting showing two of our historic homes- the Revere and Pierce/Hichborn Houses. Needless to say, we were surprised and delighted when...

Traditions of the Season: Rachel Revere’s Kitchen

By: Emily Holmes Welcome to Rachel Revere’s “modern” kitchen! The kitchen space in this 1680 home was originally down in the basement level. When Paul Revere bought this property in 1770 his wife Sarah and their daughters likely cooked down there in the basement...