Lexington in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
In 1797 it was removed to the Parker Homestead in the south part of the town.
In 1891 it was brought back to this hill by the Lexington Historical Society.
Destroyed by a gale 1909, rebuilt 1910.
Location. 42° 26.896′ N, 71° 13.846′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Clarke Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is accessible from a trail that begins on Clarke Street, just south of the Battle Green. 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 Minuteman (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marrett and Nathan Munroe House (about 300 feet away); Line of the Minutemen (about 300 feet away); Lexington Meeting Houses (about 300 feet away); Lexington Green (about 400 feet away); This Flag Pole (about 400 feet away); The Site of the Old Belfry (about 400 feet away but has been reported missing); Rendezvous of the Minute Men (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Lexington.
Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. See where the Old Belfy stood on the night of April 19, 1775, when it sounded the alarm.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Lexington.
2. Battle at Lexington Green, 1775. The Start of the American Revolution and the "shot heard round the world." from EyeWitness to History.com.
3. The Battle of Lexington. The American Revolutionary War website.
Categories. • Notable Events • War, US Revolutionary •
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