Patriot's Day Events
Every year on Patriot's Day, the National Lancers reenact the rides of Paul Revere and William Dawes

Below are the details for Patriot's Day Weekend
Sunday and Monday, April 17 & 18, 2016




Schedule of Events for Sunday, April 16, 2017
  • The National Lancer Troops, Paul Revere and William Dawes arive at the Old North Church in Boston, MA for the Lantern Lighting Service at 8:30pm

  • Paul Revere and William Dawes ride by the Old North Church on their way to begin their 'midnight journey' and the troop leaves Boston

  • The National Lancers, Paul Revere and William Dawes arrive in Lexington, MA for the Hancock-Clarke House Reenactment at 10:00pm

  • The reenactment/play begins at 11:30pm

  • Paul Revere and William Dawes arrive at the Hancock-Clarke House around 11:45pm for their part in the reenactment/play


Schedule of Events on Patriot's Day, Monday, April 17, 2017
Paul Revere's Ride Schedule:
  • Boston's North End at 9:00am


  • North End around 10:20am


  • Cross into Charleston, MA at 10:35am


  • Fire Station at 11:00am

  • Foss Park in Sommerville, MA at 11:20am


  • Riders and Horses arrive at the halfway point at 11:20am


  • Arlington Town Hall at 11:55am


  • Arrives at the Gaffy Funeral Home in Medford at 12:00pm

  • Paul Revere arrives at the Lexington Battle Green at 12:45pm


  • The Troop leaves the Lexington Battle Green at 1:05pm




William Dawes' Ride Schedule:
  • William Dawes arrives at John Eliot Square in Roxbury, MA at 9:00am


  • William Dawes departs John Eliot Square around 9:20am


  • Crossing over Commonwealth Ave and Marathon Route at 10:00am


  • Arrives at the Edward Devotion House in Brookline, MA at 10:05am


  • Arrives at Hill Memorial Church in Allson, MA at 10:35am


  • Arrives in Cambridge at 11:05am


  • Riders and Horses arrive at the halfway point at 11:35am


  • Arrives at the Town Hall in Arlington, MA at 12:05pm


  • William Dawes arrives at the Battle Green in Lexington, MA at 12:55pm


  • The Troop leaves the Lexington, MA at 1:05pm