The Paul Revere House - On the night of April 18, 1775, silversmith Paul Revere left his small wooden home in Boston's North End and set out on a journey that would make him into a legend. Today that home is still standing at 19 North Square and has become a national historic landmark. It is downtown Boston's oldest building and one of the few remaining from an early era in the history of colonial America.
West Virginia is the only state born out of the Civil War and it's allegiances were seriously divided by the conflict. Many residents served the Confederate cause, a majority of them joining the Federal Forces mobilized by Gov. John Letcher. Many saw their duty as the defence of their homes and soil from a Northern invasion.
In 1921, the Greenwood Avenue district of Tulsa, Oklahoma was an exemplar of what a motivated African American middle class could accomplish. Dubbed, "The Negro Wall Street," Greenwood Avenue was populated by successful African American families, businesses, hospitals and churches. All this would change on May 31.