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Al Maze, a veteran tour guide from Dorchester, discovered evidence suggesting that William Dawes’s final resting place is in the Forest Hills Cemetery in Jamaica Plain (where he was photographed), not at King’s Chapel Burying Ground in downtown Boston.
Al Maze, a veteran tour guide from Dorchester, discovered evidence suggesting that William Dawes’s final resting place is in the Forest Hills Cemetery in Jamaica Plain (where he was photographed), not at King’s Chapel Burying Ground in downtown Boston. (Janet Knott/Globe Staff) Janet Knott/Globe Staff

Who's buried in Dawes's tomb?

William Dawes, Paul Revere's (mostly forgotten) fellow rider, is said to lie at King's Chapel Burying Ground. But an amateur historian says he's actually on the other side of town.

By Ron Fletcher
February 25, 2007

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TUESDAY MARKS THE 200th birthday of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, an event that has occasioned a commemorative US postal stamp featuring the poet. No celebration of Longfellow, however, can be complete without also paying homage to Paul Revere, the patriot immortalized in Longfellow's famous poem about "the midnight ride" of April 18, 1775. And sure enough, Longfellow shares his stamp with ... (Full article: 1235 words)

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