Didn't see this posted anywhere. Used the search function so apologies if this has been posted before.

Excerpt:

Alarm & Muster
The Modern-Day Call-Tree for Emergency Preperation
Thomas Michael Fernandez, January 2009

Months before the first shots of the American Revolution were fired; colonials had devised and developed what appeared to be a modern day "call-tree." Though communication during the 18th Century was limited to pen, paper, and horseback, the network they had set up prior to the night of April 18, 1775 was almost as modern as today's communication abilities of cell phone, email, and video.

Rest can be found here:
http://tomfernandezproduction.com/Al...0Fernandez.pdf

I joined. The movement is growing. We need a way to keep each other informed and warned of possible future events.