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

Revolutionary War Skirmish

 
 
Revolutionary War skirmish marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sarah Corvene, May 2, 2017
1. Revolutionary War skirmish marker
Inscription.  
A sharp fight occurred here
between the Patriots and the British.
April 19, 1775
This marks British soldiers graves.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is April 19, 1775.
 
Location. 42° 23.469′ N, 71° 7.112′ W. Marker is in Somerville, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Elm Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 145 Elm Street, Somerville MA 02144, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oldest House in Cambridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); William H. Lewis (approx. 0.6 miles away); Maria Baldwin (approx. 0.6 miles away); Powder House (approx. 0.7 miles away); James Walter Mullally Crossing (approx. 0.8 miles away); Reverend P. Thomas Stanford (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Somerville Home (approx. 0.9 miles away); Emery T. Morris (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Somerville.
 
More about this marker. The marker is very close to the street and is easy to miss if
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Revolutionary War skirmish marker street view image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sarah Corvene, May 2, 2017
2. Revolutionary War skirmish marker street view
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2017. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2017, by Sarah Corvene of Medford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 912 times since then and 459 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 3, 2017, by Sarah Corvene of Medford, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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