Sunday, July 21, 2024

Today in
American Revolutionary War History

1775 - In Boston Harbor, Patriot minutemen in whaleboats raided Nantasket Point (Little Brewster Island). The raiders temporarily drove off the British guard on the island and confiscated lamps, oil, gunpowder and boats. They then burned the lighthouse.

Revolutionary War Quote

"The U.S. Constitution doesn't guarantee happiness, only the pursuit of it. You have to catch up with it yourself."
Benjamin Franklin

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