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

Rev. Carleton A. Staples

 
 
Rev. Carleton A. Staples Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
1. Rev. Carleton A. Staples Marker
Inscription.
The Hancock – Clarke House
- Preserved from destruction in 1890 -
stands as a memorial to
Rev. Carleton A. Staples
through whose personal efforts
the building was saved
and moved to this spot

Instrumental in forming the
Lexington Historical Society

Army Chaplin Minister
Citizen

This tablet placed in 1940
by those who cherish his memory

 
Erected 1940.
 
Location. 42° 27.209′ N, 71° 13.701′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Hancock Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 36 Hancock St., Lexington MA 02420, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hancock - Clarke House (a few steps from this marker); House of Jonathan Harrington (approx. mile away); The Battle Green (approx. 0.3 miles away); Buckman Tavern (approx. 0.3 miles away); Memorial to the Lexington Minute Men (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cambridge Farms (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lexington Ship Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Buckman Tavern (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lexington.
 
Also see . . .
Marker on Hancock Street Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
2. Marker on Hancock Street

1. The Hancock-Clarke House. Lexington Historical Society webpage. (Submitted on June 2, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Hancock-Clarke House. (Submitted on June 2, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The Hancock – Clarke House Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
3. The Hancock – Clarke House
The marker can be seen here in front of the Hancock – Clarke House, along the stone wall in the foreground. John Hancock and Samuel Adams were in this house on the night of April 18, 1775, when Paul Revere came to warn of the approaching British troops.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 585 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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