American Revolutionary War Facts

Paul Revere Facts

Paul Revere Portrait
Portrait of Paul Revere

Introduction

A section on American War Hero facts would not be complete without a page on Paul Revere. Paul Revere, who was the eldest of seven kids, was a skilled blacksmith, businessman, and soldier; however the reason why most people know his name is because of his famous horseback ride in 1775. When he discovered that the British were planning an invasion on American patriots, Revere set up a lantern warning system. This is where his phrase, "one if by land, two is by sea" became famous. Later in his life, this brave man returned to what he knew best which was life as a blacksmith. Below is a list of other interesting information and facts about his life.

Facts about Paul Revere's Early Years

Paul Revere Basic Facts

Paul Revere Midnight Ride Facts