Paul Revere's Ride (poem)
"Paul Revere's Ride" is a poem written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. It was published in 1860 in the magazine The Atlantic Monthly. It was published again in Longfellow's book Tales of a Wayside Inn. The poem is about Paul Revere's midnight ride through the Massachusetts countryside. He wanted to warn the patriots that the British were on their way to fight them. Longfellow was inspired to write the poem after visiting the Old North Church in Boston.
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- Original text of "Paul Revere's Ride" by The Atlantic Online
- Discussion of "Paul Revere's Ride" by the Maine Historical Society
- "Paul Revere's Ride" lesson plan by the National Endowment for the Humanities
- The True Story of Paul Revere – The Midnight Ride
- Wall Street Journal on "Paul Revere's Ride"
- 150 Years of "Paul Revere's Ride": About the Poem