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Boston Trades Brits for Leprechauns

It was a good choice

On March 17, 1776, eight years of British occupation in Boston came to an end with a simple yet clever “hey — look over there!” diversionary tactic. The Brits probably felt really stupid too, which was a bonus.

During the siege on Boston following the Battles of Lexington and Concord in April 1775, the New England militia surrounded the city…

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Kathy Copeland Padden

Kathy Copeland Padden

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