Paul Revere statue, North Square, from the Boston Public Library Print Dept.
Patriots’ Day is a state holiday in Massachusetts and Maine, marking the anniversary of the battles of Lexington and Concord on April 19, 1775. Patriots’ Day is celebrated on the third Monday in April. This year’s observance falls on April 21st.
- Patriots’ Day — A collection of features including a timeline from the American Experience website
- Patriots’ Day in Massachusetts — Ideas for celebrating this unique holiday from the Boston Discovery Guide
- Minute Man National Historic Park — Information from the National Historic Park, site of the opening battle of the War for Independence
- Old North Church — Learn about the church where the two lanterns were hung in the steeple on the night of April 18, 1775
Patriots’ Day Poems