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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Events • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is April 19, 1775.
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. Marker is accessible from a trail that begins on Clarke Street, just south of the Battle Green. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington MA 02420, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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 Lexington Green (about 400 feet away); This Flag Pole (about 400 feet away); Rendezvous of the Minute Men (about 400 feet away); Prince Estabrook (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
Related marker. 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. (Submitted on April 30, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, 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 30, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
3. The Battle of Lexington. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on May 7, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 30, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,923 times since then and 110 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 30, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 3. submitted on November 18, 2015. 4. submitted on April 30, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.