Join us in honoring the bravery and sacrifices of the patriots who fought for American Independence. Mayor Fleury D'Elia and the Town Council presented a proclamation at the April 11th Town Council meeting designating April 19, 2023, as Patriots' Day in Trophy Club.
Town of Trophy Club, Texas
A PROCLAMATION OF THE TROPHY CLUB TOWN COUNCIL PROCLAIMING PATRIOTS’ DAY AS APRIL 19, 2023, IN TROPHY CLUB, TEXAS.
WHEREAS, April 19 marks the date in 1775 when the towns of Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts were marched upon by British soldiers on a mission to confiscate the American arsenal at Concord and capture Patriot leaders at Lexington; and
WHEREAS, On April 18 and April 19, 1775, Paul Revere and Samuel Prescott rode with William Dawes to “spread the alarm...For the country-folk to be up and to arm;” and
WHEREAS, The resulting first battle of the American Revolution saw the Redcoats outnumbered and outfought by the Patriots and now is celebrated as Patriots’ Day; and
WHEREAS, Patriots’ Day Serves to remind citizens of our Revolution and the sacrifices endured during the years of struggle for American Independence by patriots such as William Dawes; and
WHEREAS, The descendants of the soldiers and patriots who fought in the American Revolution encourage the community to proclaim April 19 of each year Patriots’ Day in commemoration of the American Revolution and the struggle for American Independence.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, MAYOR ALICIA FLEURY D’ELIA, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE TOWN COUNCIL DO HEREBY PROCLAIM APRIL 19, 2023, AS:
“PATRIOTS’ DAY” in Trophy Club, Texas
And urge all citizens to become more knowledgeable of the role which the Revolutionary War played in establishing the United States of America.
PASSED AND APPROVED by the Trophy Club Town Council this 11th day of April 2023.