Revere

Revere
/ri vear"/, n.
1. Paul, 1735-1818, American silversmith and patriot, famous for his night horseback ride, April 18, 1775, to warn Massachusetts colonists of the coming of British troops.
2. a city in E Massachusetts, on Massachusetts Bay, near Boston: seaside resort. 42,423.

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      city, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, U.S. It lies along Massachusetts Bay just northeast of Boston. First known as Rumney Marsh, it was settled in 1626 and was part of Boston from 1632 until 1739, when it became part of Chelsea. During the American Revolution, the British schooner Diana, seeking food supplies, was destroyed in the locality by Chelsea patriots led by Israel Putnam (Putnam, Israel) at the so-called Battle of Chelsea Creek (May 27, 1775). Separately incorporated as the town of North Chelsea in 1846, it was renamed in 1871 to honour Paul Revere.

      Although it was a summer resort since its founding, its development was slow because of extensive marsh areas. Known until the mid-20th century as the “ Coney Island of Boston” (with 3 miles [5 km] of beaches, a dog track, and entertainment facilities), Revere has declined as a tourist destination, but it remains primarily residential. Its historical sites include Tuttle House (1690), Ye Old Rumney Marsh Burial Grounds, and the birthplace of the 19th-century author Horatio Alger (Alger, Horatio). Inc. city, 1914. Pop. (1990) 42,786; (2000) 47,283.

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