The Midnight Ride of William Dawes

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Even in recent years, the hits keep coming. Sleeps 6 two bedrooms with queen beds, one pull out queen sofa , 2. Sale does include all furniture, tools, kitchenware, linens, art work, silver plate, books, depression glass, cut glass, crystal, collectable glass, vintage hardware, and costume jewelry. The chronic lack of funds inspired a lot of creativity and I discovered an amazing alchemical skill for transforming trash to treasure. There is a BBQ for your use. The simplest explanation is that he was already friendly with the sentries, who let him pass.

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Other accounts say he pretended to be a bumbling drunken farmer. The simplest explanation is that he was already friendly with the sentries, who let him pass. However Dawes did it, he made it in the nick of time. Shortly after he passed through the guardhouse, the British halted all travel out of Boston. Thirty minutes later, the dynamic duo mounted their weary steeds again to warn the residents of Concord, and Dr. Samuel Prescott soon joined them. Before they could reach Concord, however, the three riders encountered a British patrol around 1: Prescott and his horse hurtled over a stone wall and managed to make it to Concord.

According to family lore, the quick-witted Dawes, knowing his horse was too tired to outrun the two British officers tailing him, cleverly staged a ruse. He pulled up in front of a vacant farmhouse and shouted as if there were patriots inside: Forced to limp into the moonlit night, he receded into obscurity.

Little is known about what happened to Dawes after his midnight ride. He went into the provisions business and was a commissary to the Continental Army. According to some reports, he fought at the Battle of Bunker Hill.

Dawes died at age 53 in ; Revere lived until he was Even in recent years, the hits keep coming. We strive for accuracy and fairness. But if you see something that doesn't look right, contact us!

Twice a week we compile our most fascinating features and deliver them straight to you. Caring Transitions of North Pittsburgh. Something for everyone, nice mix of mid-century modern to vintage and antiques.

Really nice Dining Set brought over from Poland, other furniture includes a like new electric recliner, Art Deco cedar lined chifforobe, unique paintings and drawings, lots of collectibles, lots of costume jewelery, glassware, guitar and violin, chrome pair of Mcm lamps, vintage wall shelf mirror, chrome pole lamp, and chrome funky ceiling light, kitchen content, Hoosier Cabinet with enamel top, antique chest, French Provincial bedroom set, J.

Need some paint, take it for free! This is a two-day sale. Tons antiques and collectibles! Many antiques from Williams Antiques, over pieces of gold, sterling silver and better costume jewelry including rings, bracelets, necklaces, pins, artwork, oils, watercolors, prints, Black Sambo prints, lots wonderful collectible black art, fantastic ornate Tiffany clock with ornate pedestal, collectible glassware including Candlewick, Elegant glassware, Fenton, Nippon, Wedgewood, Ivory, antique tobacco stand, amazing Chippendale banded and inlaid dining room table with ten 10 Chippendale chairs, super early mahogany inlaid sideboard, great antique side tables, decorator and antique lamps, slant back desk, hand-painted toy box, ornate step tables, child's rocker, brass and glass cocktail table, mahogany pie tables, Harden sofa, wing-back chairs, hall table with stools, many collections including: Every space packed solid; so many treasures!

Don't miss this spectacular two-day sale! Sale does include all furniture, tools, kitchenware, linens, art work, silver plate, books, depression glass, cut glass, crystal, collectable glass, vintage hardware, and costume jewelry. More Estate Sales to come! Search Craigslist for Estate Sales! Just click the book to the right. All items listed, described and pictured on Pittsburgh Estate sales. Map of Sales for the Weekend. Family Sale - Finleyville.

Sydney's Estate Sales Ross Twp. Saturday September 15th - 7: Plenty of parking in lot behind house! Scott, The owner of Scott Solo Estate Sales is downsizing not going out of business and selling the entire contents of his Stately Victorian home in Beallsville, PA This is phase 1 and it will include: Contents of phase 1 include: This house is loaded!!!!

Contents of phase 2 will be the inside of house to include: More info and photos coming soon for phase 2!! Call Scott for an appointment for phase 2 on October 19th!!! No parking on 6th street! Park one side of street only. Shopping bags will be provided. See pics at www. We can always be found at our website Caring Transitions of North Pittsburgh.

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