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Concord in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Major John Buttrick

 
 
Major John Buttrick Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
1. Major John Buttrick Marker
Inscription.
Major John Buttrick
from this, his farm, led
the Provincial Minute
Men and Militia down
to win the bridge held
by the British forces
April 19, 1775

George Edward Messer
by his will provided
this memorial
erected by the town

 
Erected by Town of Concord.
 
Location. 42° 28.288′ N, 71° 21.228′ W. Marker is in Concord, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Liberty Street and Estabrook Road, on the left when traveling south on Liberty Street. Click for map. Marker is located near the North Bridge Visitor Center in Minute Man National Historical Park. Marker is in this post office area: Concord MA 01742, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Acton Minutemen (here, next to this marker); Major John Buttrick House (within shouting distance of this marker); The North Bridge (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Muster Field (about 300 feet away); Two Revolutions (about 600 feet away); An Evolving Legacy (about 600 feet away); Reflections of the Revolution (about 600 feet away); The Road to Colonel Barrett’s (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Concord.
 
Also see . . .
Concord Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
2. Concord Marker

1. Major John Pitcairn – Battles of Lexington and Concord. The Henderson Island Website. (Submitted on April 21, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Minute Man National Historical Park. National Park Service website. (Submitted on April 21, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. The Battle of Concord. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on May 7, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker in Minute Man NHP Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
3. Marker in Minute Man NHP
The North Bridge Visitor Center in Minute Man National Historical Park can be seen in the background.
Detail from Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
4. Detail from Marker
A relief of Major John Buttrick appears on the marker.
Maj. John Buttrick House Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
5. Maj. John Buttrick House
The house of Maj. John Buttrick is located a short distance from the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,486 times since then and 90 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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