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…