Arlington in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Old Men of Menotomy
on April 19, 1775
the Old Men of Menotomy
captured a convoy of
eighteen soldiers with supplies
on its way to join
the British at Lexington.
Location. 42° 24.932′ N, 71° 9.232′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue (U.S. 3) and Pleasant Street (Massachusetts Route 60), on the left when traveling west on Massachusetts Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Arlington MA 02474, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Captain Cooke’s Mill Lane (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Whittemore Park (about 300 feet away); Samuel Whittemore (about 300 feet away); Cooper’s Tavern (approx. 0.2 miles away); House of John Cutter (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jason Russell House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Arlington Reservoir (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Foot of the Rocks (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Arlington.
Also see . . . Menotomy Minuteman Historical Trail, A Walking Tour of Arlington’s Past. From page 11: "A group – numbering twelve - later known as “the old men (Submitted on August 4, 2009.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
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