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Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere
Many of you may have memorized this poem at school--especially if you were raised in Massachusetts!
Do you remember, though, who wrote "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere"? It was Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
The Library has a several illustrated copies of the poem in the children's room, the most recently published one being illustrated by Jeffrey Thompson [J 811 LON].
Adults might want to browse through Longfellow's Poems and Other Writings [811 LON].
This Sunday, at Sanders Theater in Cambridge, from 2:00 to 4:00, there will be a celebration of Longfellow's bicentennial.