Lexington in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
This monument is dedicated to the memory of Prince Estabrook and the thousands of other courageous black patriots long denied the recognition they deserve.
April 21, 2008
Erected 2008 by Alice Hinkle Memorial Fund.
Location. 42° 26.955′ N, 71° 13.792′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Bedford Street (Massachusetts Route 225) and Massachusetts Ave (Massachusetts Route 4), on the right when traveling north on Bedford Street. Click for map. Marker is located in front of the Buckman Tavern, across the street from the Lexington Green. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Bedford Street, Lexington MA 02420, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Rendezvous of the Minute Men (here, next to this marker); Buckman Tavern (a few steps from this marker); Memorial to the Lexington Minute Men (within shouting distance of this marker); Lexington Minuteman (within shouting distance of this marker); Line of the Minutemen (within shouting distance of this marker); Lexington Ship Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Buckman Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Lexington Green (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Lexington.
More about this marker. The left side of the marker contains a picture of Prince Estabrook leaving the Buckman Tavern.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Lexington.
2. Battle at Lexington Green, 1775. The Start of the American Revolution and the "shot heard round the world." from EyeWitness to History.com.
3. The Battle of Lexington. The American Revolutionary War website.
Categories. • African Americans • Notable Events • War, US Revolutionary •
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