Sunday, July 18, 2010

The myth of the "Battle of Chelsea Creek"

That battle everyone keeps referring to as "The Battle of Chelsea Creek" actually should be known as an the "The Battle of Noddle's Island, Winnisimmit and Rumney Marsh"

In an exclusive for, local historian local historian Michael Laurano writes:
To misplace by misnaming an important American Revolutionary War historical event simply to feed local vanities constitutes historical revisionism and is plainly wrong.