This is a guest-blogger posting from Chris Hurley of Woburn, a researcher and reenactor with a deep knowledge of that big town’s Revolutionary experience. Today he shares a notable document from 1775.FIFTY women of Woburn.In May 1775 they wanted the Massachusetts Provincial Congress to incentivize home manufacture by paying bounties to families with the best and most output of home-produced goods.
Today Boston 1775 welcomes author Ray Raphael as a guest blogger, discussing how he approached his latest book on the American Revolution.All of us who live part of our lives in Revolutionary America have a story to tell, a journey.... Read Post
There really was a Hezekiah Wyman in Middlesex County on 19 Apr 1775. In fact, there were two, father and son. The son was born in Woburn in 1747 and married in Weston in 1770. Daniel S. Lamson’s History of the Town of Weston (1913)... Read Post