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.
- 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