Patriots’ Day

Paul Revere statue, North Square, from the Boston Public Library Print Dept.

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
  • Minute Man National Historic Park — Information from the National Historic Park
  • Old North Church — Learn about the church where the two lanterns were hung in the steeple on the night of April 18, 1775.

Boston Marathon

Patriots Day Poems