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

House of Jonathan Harrington

 
 
House of Jonathan Harrington Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
1. House of Jonathan Harrington Marker
Inscription.
House of
Jonathan Harrington
who wounded on the Common
April 19, 1775
dragged himself to the door
and died at his wife’s feet.

Left Marker:
Here lived
John Augustus,
shoemaker

Friend of the
poor victims
of the law
Pioneer in
Probation

 
Location. 42° 27.011′ N, 71° 13.846′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Harrington Road and Bedford Street (Massachusetts Route 225), on the left when traveling east on Harrington Road. Click for map. Marker is located across the street from the Lexington Green, at the northeast corner. 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. The Battle Green (a few steps from this marker); Cambridge Farms (within shouting distance of this marker); Buckman Tavern (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Lexington Monument (about 300 feet away); The Site of the Old Belfry (about 300 feet away but has been reported missing); Lexington Green (about 300 feet away); This Flag Pole (about 300 feet away); Memorial to the Lexington Minute Men (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Lexington.
 
Also see . . .
Left Marker on Harrington House Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
2. Left Marker on Harrington House

1. Battle of Lexington. (Submitted on April 29, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Battle at Lexington Green, 1775. 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.) 

3. The Battle of Lexington. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on May 7, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsNotable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
House of Jonathan Harrington Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
3. House of Jonathan Harrington
The markers can be seen here on both ends of the Jonathan Harrington house.
Lexington Green Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
4. Lexington Green
Jonathan Harrington was one of the Minute Men who were wounded on the Lexington Green in the first fighting of the Revolutionary War. This view of the Battle Green was taken from near the Harrington House.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,221 times since then and 114 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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