Sept. 25, 2013
Old South Meeting House
310 Washington Street Boston, MA 02108
Nina Zannieri, Executive Director, Paul Revere House
Series Title: "A War of Divisions: The Impact and Aftermath of the American Civil War"
Lecture title: "Revolutionary Memory, Civil War Sacrifice: Pauline Revere Thayer and Preserving the Revere Legacy"
Two of Paul Revere's grandsons, Edward H. R. Revere and Paul Joseph Revere, were killed during the Civil War, the first at Antietam and the second at Gettysburg. Paul Revere House Executive Director Nina Zannieri will examine the Revere Family's Civil War legacy along with its connection to Revolutionary War icon Paul Revere, focusing in particular on Revere great-granddaughter Pauline Revere Thayer's efforts to preserve the Revere family story.