Author Topic: Hear the Story - Thursday, April 18th at the Asheboro Public Library!  (Read 253 times)

Offline Fred

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    Yes sir, at 7 PM, Thursday, April 18th - the very anniversary of the day Paul Revere began his ride - I will be at the Asheboro/Randolph Public Library, 201 Worth St, Asheboro, NC  , recounting that exciting tale!

     Each of you reading this is cordially invited to attend!

     I hope to see you there! O0

     Here is the Press Release which will go out about this:

For Immediate Release

Contact: Jack Dailey
                     919 663-2027

Paul Revere's Ride At Asheboro/Randolph Library

     Thursday, April 18th at 7 PM at the Randolph County Library, there will be a FREE story-telling relating to the 238th anniversary of the ride of Paul Revere, courtesy of the Revolutionary War Veterans Association.

     It will not be the story you think you know, or the story you heard in school.

     It will be a story which will surprise you, inspire you, even boggle your mind. Along the way, it will fascinate, and may even anger, you, 238 years later. And it may lead you to want to know even more about the events which started the American War for Independence.

     It will be the real story, the story that historians have discovered, the story of the first day of the American Revolution.

     Hearing the story will answer questions you may not know exist, like:

     Was Paul Revere responsible for the massacre at Lexington? The answer is, yes, in a way he was. But do you know why?

     Who fired the famous "Shot Heard Round the World"? Historians have debated this for years, but you'll find out the real answer on Thursday night, along with the proof.

     Why did it take "three strikes of the match" before the American Revolution began? Yes, you believe the Revolution started on Lexington Green, when Capt John Parker's men were shot down by the redcoats - but surprisingly, it did not began there. Nor did it begin with the fighting at the North Bridge in Concord a few hours later. You'll learn the name of the obscure place the revolution REALLY began Thursday, April 18th - the very date Paul Revere began his famous ride -  at the Randolph Public Library.

      Why were some local peasants (as they were viewed by the British army) able to break the British line at Concord's North Bridge -  in less than two minutes? Some original historical research suggests why, and the answer, unlike the answer to most historical questions, is one word. Thursday, April 18th, you'll find out what that one word is.

     You will be surprised by how much is known of that first day of the American Revolution, a day which some believe is the most important day in American history.

     You'll be surprised at how little you know of that first day, arguably the most important date in American history, the true birth date of the nation.

     You'll be surprised to find how relevant that first day is to your life today, and that some of the stories of that day, stories you never heard, are unexpectedly inspiring, unexpectedly rouse an echo in your heart.

     Every participant will receive a FREE reproduction of a famous poster put out by the patriots within a week of that long-ago day, titled, "BLOODY BRITISH BUTCHERY".

     Maybe historians are right. Maybe history can be important. Maybe your heritage can be worth knowing. Find out at the library on Thursday evening, April 18th.

Please note: The library requires this language in any announcement of an event held on library property: "This event is not sponsored by the Randolph County/Asheboro Public Library."

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