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

This Flag Pole

 
 
This Flag Pole Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
1. This Flag Pole Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated as the permanent memorial
of the 200th Anniversary of
The Battle of Lexington
April 19, 1775
First armed conflict of
the American Revolution.

Lexington Bicentennial Corporation
1976

Right Marker:
This flag of the
United States of America
is flown on this pole
24 hours a day

by act of Congress
of the United States
of America

1965

 
Erected 1976 by Lexington Bicentennial Corporation.
 
Location. 42° 26.959′ N, 71° 13.836′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Massachusetts Ave (Massachusetts Route 4), on the right 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 Green (here, next to this marker); Lexington Meeting Houses (a few steps from this marker); The Site of the Old Belfry (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); Marrett and Nathan Munroe House (within shouting distance of this marker); Line of the Minutemen
Right Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
2. Right Marker
This marker is located at the base of the flag pole on Lexington Green, to the right of the above marker.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Lexington Minuteman (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Lexington Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Prince Estabrook (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Lexington.
 
Also see . . .
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 EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Lexington Green Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
3. Lexington Green
On April 19, 1775, the first fighting of the American Revolution took place on this Green.
Flag Pole on the Lexington Battle Green Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
4. Flag Pole on the Lexington Battle Green
The markers are located at the base of this flag pole on the Lexington Green.
Capt. John Parker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
5. Capt. John Parker
This statue of the commander of the Lexington Minute Men stands at the edge of the Lexington Green. The flag pole where the markers are located can be seen behind the statue.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,713 times since then and 100 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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