Paul Revere Alarm Map

Around 10PM on the evening of April 18, 1775 Paul Revere and Williams Dawes set out on horse to Lexington to warn John Hancock and Samuel Adams that  British troops were moving on Concord. On April 19, positioned on Lexington Green rebel farmers fired “the shot heard around the world”. Paul Revere became the more famous of the two riders that evening…

His route began in Boston. He sailed across Charlestown Neck and avoid the British warship, Somerset. Once across he was redirected due to British sentries patrolling the area. He was redirected to Medford. Once in Medford he triggered Dr. Martin Herrick and other riders. Revere then rode though Menotomy and alarmed the town, triggering other couriers as well. From there he went to Lexington and met up with John Hancock, Samuel Adams (

Route Traveled by Revere and Dawes