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Thanks Rickard. Believe it or not I had to ask what the date was today. Duh!
Peter

"Rickard A. Parker" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>On Mon, 5 Nov 2012 10:26:55 -0800, P <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>>Harpy Guy Fawkes day everyone.
>>Hawks and foxes all alike, make the music of the psych...eeeeeeow!
>>P. M.
>
>Happy birthday Peter.
>
>Here are some links to blog articles on Pope Night (Guy Fawkes day) in circa
>revolutionary war Massachusetts:
>
>'In the pre-Revolutionary decades, New Englanders ... celebrated the Fifth
>of November—called Bonfire Night or Guy Fawkes' Day in England—as "Pope
>Night" or "Pope Day."'
>http://boston1775.blogspot.com/2006/11/pope-night-in-newbury-massachusetts.html
>
>'Pope Night in Boston became the main battleground for the "North End" and
>"South End" gangs, divided by the Mill Creek. Each gang built its own Pope
>wagon and then did its best to invade its rivals' territory.'
>http://boston1775.blogspot.com/2006/11/pope-night-in-boston.html
>
>And more of less interest:
>http://boston1775.blogspot.com/2006/11/how-pope-night-died-and-was-reborn.html
>http://boston1775.blogspot.com/2006/11/what-pope-night-signified-in-boston.html
>http://boston1775.blogspot.com/2006/11/where-was-pretender-on-pope-night.html
>http://boston1775.blogspot.com/2006/11/politics-of-pope-night.html
>
>REgards,
>   Rick Parker