e highway was changed, the neighboring forests were exhausted, and the shipwrights moved up to the Maine coast.
The village fell into a sleep from which it will probably never awaken; but one house, built more than a hundred years ago, still crowns one of the village hills, and before it grateful America should erect a monument, for in that house was planned the initial movement of the Revolution.
On the proper site for such a monument was buried a store of powder, which, carted down to Charlestown, saved the wearied battalions of Prescott and Stark from capture or annihilation.
Sullivan was born at Somerworth, New Hampshire, in 1740.
His father was in the Pretender's service, and fled from Ireland to America.
His mother also emigrated from Ireland when a young girl.
During the voyage a passenger laughingly asked of her, And what do you expect to do over in America?
was the reply; why, raise governors for them, sure.
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