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has Sarah Palin taken the "behind the scenes" tour at Old North?

She was apparently at Paul Revere's house in the North End recently, and was quoted as saying about him: "He who warned, uh, the ... the British that they weren't gonna be taking away our arms, uh, by ringing those bells and, um, by making sure that as he's riding his horse through town to send those warning shots and bells that, uh, we were gonna be secure and we were gonna be free ... and we were gonna be armed." I think it's pretty clear she knows of the association between PR & the Old North bells, but that is also mentioned in a number of kids' books, so she might not have been on the tour. A blog that was defending her knowledge of history pointed out that David Hackett Fischer's book "Paul Revere's Ride" quotes stories of people ringing church bells in Medford & along the North shore that night. At some point I'll try to track down Fischer's original sources. Here is the page cited:

Laura Dickerson