From the Milton Historical Society
Suffolk Resolves House – Annual Open House
The Annual Open House on Sunday, September 13, 2015 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM is being held at the Suffolk Resolves House, 1370 Canton Avenue, Milton in recognition of the historic meeting on September 9, 1774 at the home of Daniel and Rachel SmithVose in Milton Village. Seventy delegates, representing 19 Suffolk County towns, adopted 19 resolutions known as the Suffolk Resolves. Two days after the meeting Paul Revere left Milton on horseback with the Resolves transporting them to Philadelphia to the Continental Congress. These Resolves were endorsed by a vote of the Congress on September 17th and were used to form the text of the Declaration of Rights. Two years later Thomas Jefferson used much of the Suffolk Resolves phraseology when he drafted
Two special guests representing this event will be with us to help celebrate.
Paul Revere– American Patriot who organized an intelligence and alarm system to keep watch of British Military. He served as a courier for Boston Committee of Public Safety traveling to New York and Philadelphia to report on political unrest in Boston.
Capt. Joe Paluzzi, 9th Massachusetts Regiment has attended many events at Suffolk Resolves House and looks forward to engage the visitors in history of Massachusetts
Tour the Suffolk Resolves House and its beautiful gardens. View the Society’s Walter Baker collection which will be on display in the House. Socialize over punch and cookies in the lovely dining room.
More info: www.miltonhistoricalsociety.org