Saturday, January 25, 2014

Shhh! The Regulars are Coming

And Indy is getting prepared. Pan's mother made this outfit for Pan when he was just a year older than Indy. I'm so glad we found it before it was sold, given away or trashed.

12 Things about Paul Revere

1. Father was a French Huguenot
2. Silversmith by trade and amateur dentist
3. Produced some of the era's most sophisticated copper plate engravings
4. Founded the first patriot intelligence network known as the "mechanics"
5. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's famous poem filled with inaccurancies
6. Never shouted the legendary phrase "The British are coming"
7. Used a borrowed horse named "Brown Beauty"
8. Served as commander of land artillery in the Penobscot Expedition of 1779
9. After the American Revolution, became a successful businessman
10. Father 16 children
11. Related by marriage to Abraham Lincoln
12. Rumored that it is his picture that is featured on most bottles of Samuel Adams beer.
To read the full story on these 12 "unknown" facts, check out History in the Headlines

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