J. L. BELL is a Massachusetts writer who specializes in (among other things) the start of the American Revolution in and around Boston. He is particularly interested in the experiences of children in 1765-75. He has published scholarly papers and popular articles for both children and adults. He was consultant for an episode of History Detectives, and contributed to a display at Minute Man National Historic Park.

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Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Commemorating 18-19 April 1775 in 2009

We’ve entered the season of historical reenactments, speeches, and parades commemorating the Battle of Lexington and Concord in 1775. For a growing list of what to watch and when, check out the Battle Road website’s events listing.

2 comments:

Robert S. Paul said...

I know you're giving a speech or whatever on Sunday, are you planning on walking around Saturday? My regiment, the First New Hampshire (and plenty of others) will be out in the field.

J. L. Bell said...

If the weather’s good, I usually can‘t stay away. I’ll keep an eye out for New Hampshire units!