Monday, June 9, 2014
Burning The Gaspee
A possible Richmond participant who helped to destroy the Gaspee.....
The Gaspee Organization makes the case that Barzillai Richmond (and his son and son-in-law) participated in "the 1772 burning of the hated British revenue schooner, HMS Gaspee, by Rhode Island patriots as America's 'First Blow for Freedom'TM."
When we destroyed the Gaspee: a story of Narragansett Bay in 1772: