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

Munroe Tavern

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
1. Munroe Tavern Marker
Inscription.
Lexington Historical Society

Munroe Tavern
1695


Earl Percy’s Headquarters
April 19, 1775

 
Erected by Lexington Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 26.479′ N, 71° 12.976′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Massachusetts Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington MA 02420, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lexington Ship Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Rendezvous of the Minute Men (approx. 0.9 miles away); Buckman Tavern (approx. 0.9 miles away); Old Belfry (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lexington Minuteman (approx. 0.9 miles away); Prince Estabrook (approx. 0.9 miles away); Line of the Minutemen (approx. 0.9 miles away); Memorial to the Lexington Minute Men (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lexington.
 
Also see . . .
1. Munroe Tavern. Lexington Historical Society webpage. (Submitted on April 29, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Battle of Lexington. (Submitted on April 29, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
3. Battle at Lexington Green, 1775
Munroe Tavern image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
2. Munroe Tavern
. The Start of the American Revolution and the "shot heard round the world." from EyeWitness to History.com. (Submitted on April 29, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

4. The Battle of Lexington. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on May 7, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Munroe Tavern image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
3. Munroe Tavern
Brigadier General Earl Percy, who led one thousand troops to reinforce the British soldiers retreating from the fighting in Concord, made this tavern his headquarters on the afternoon of April 19, 1775. The tavern also served as a field hospital for the British.
<i>Munroe Tavern, Lexington, Mass.</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1905
4. Munroe Tavern, Lexington, Mass.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,108 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on . This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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