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

Our Soldiers' Lot

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 10, 2018
1. Our Soldiers' Lot Marker
Inscription.  

This tablet in honor of

John Nixon
Captain of Minute Men at Concord
Colonel at Bunker Hill
Brigadier General at Governor's Island
and Saratoga
On Council of War with Washington
Born Framingham March 1, 1727
Died Middlebury, Vt. March 24, 1815

Thomas Nixon
Colonel in his brother's brigade
Born Framingham April 27, 1736
Lost at sea, August 12, 1800

Thomas Nixon, Jr.
Fifer at Concord and Bunker Hill
Enlisted soldier six years
Captain of Militia, Selectman
Born Framingham March 19, 1762
Died January 4, 1840


 
Location. 42° 18.351′ N, 71° 26.476′ W. Marker is in Framingham, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Memorial is on Grove Street south of Massachusetts Turnpike (Interstate 90), on the right when traveling north. Monument and Soldiers' Lot are in Edgell Grove Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 53 Grove Street, Framingham MA 01701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pike Haven Homestead (approx. half a mile away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Our Soldiers' Lot Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 10, 2018
2. Our Soldiers' Lot Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Site of Eames Massacre (approx. 1.3 miles away); Knox Trail (approx. 3.3 miles away); Corporal Harold E. Fay (approx. 3.4 miles away); Washington at the Wayside Inn (approx. 3.8 miles away); Hop Brook Mill (approx. 4.1 miles away); Sudbury Fight (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Framingham.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Our Soldiers' Lot and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 10, 2018
3. Our Soldiers' Lot and Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 28, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 28, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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