Shot Heard ‘Round

I’d not even known there was a debate; I’d just assumed that the “Shot Heard ‘Round the World,” referred to one unambiguous report of gunfire in the American Revolution, the definitive first, but it was Shane, fantastic docent at the Concord Museum, who informed me otherwise. There was the gunshot that started the donnybrook in Lexington, but the “shot heard ‘round the world,” refers to the first shot fired some ...

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