On the night of April 18, 1775, Paul Revere left his comfy quarters in Boston's North End for a daring ride that would secure his place in the history books. Your tour of his home, now a national landmark, offers a rare glimpse of life in colonial America.
On the night of April 18, 1775, silversmith Paul Revere left his wooden home in Boston's North End and set out on a journey that would lead to his status as an American legend and national hero. Today, the home, still standing at 19 North Square, is a National Historic Landmark, and is a popular tourist destination for those drawn to the history behind Revere’s famous “Midnight Ride”. The Paul Revere House is the oldest building in downtown Boston, and is one of the few remaining structures existing from the early Colonial era of American history.