On this day in 1940, bronze statue of Paul Revere was unveiled . . . .
The artist Cyrus Dallin was a long-time Arlington resident.
On this day in 1940, a bronze statue of Paul Revere was unveiled in the shadow of the Old North Church. In the crowd of 8,000, stood the sculptor — 79-year-old Cyrus Dallin. He had waited 55 years since a committee had first selected his design to see his statue erected. Not surprisingly, the stat...