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Revolutionary roots

April 19, 2010

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Amos Barrett was at the North Bridge on April 19, 1775, and 50 years later vividly described how he heard the musket balls whistle by his ears and saw them splash in the river. You can see Barrett’s powder horn on your visitto Patriots Day at the Concord Museum along with other 1775 treasures including pistols, a sword, fife, and ... (Full article: 113 words)

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