Patriots' Day

Posted by admin on May 27, 2015

Date: Third Monday of April

First Celebrated: 1894

Honoring: The start of the American Revolution (The battles of Lexington & Concord)

States Celebrating: Massachusetts, Maine, and Wisconsin.

Fun Facts: Both Lexington and Concord hold reenactments of the battles in the morning. Lexington holds their reenactment around 6 am and Concord's is about 9 am. The Boston Marathon is always run on Patriots' Day. Floridians are encouraged to celebrate the holiday, but it's not an official holiday. Wisconsin honors the day in the form of a public school observance.