Lexington in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Memorial to the Lexington Minute Men
These men gave everything dear in life, yea and life itself in support of the common cause.
to the Lexington Minute Men who were
on the Green in the early morning engagement
April 19, 1775
Capt. John Parker Lt. William Tidd Ens. Robert Munroe Ens. Joseph Simonds Clerk Daniel Habrington Orderly Sgt. William Munroe Corp. Joel Viles Corp. Samuel Sanderson Corp. John Munroe Corp. Ebenezer Parker Drummer Willaim Diamond Fifer Jonathan Harrington
Ebenezer Bowman John Bridge Jr. James Brown John Brown Solomon Brown John Chandler John Chandler Jr. Joseph Douglass Isaac Durant Prince Estabrook Nathaniel Farmer Isaac Green William Grimes Caleb Harrington John Harrington Jonathan Harrington Jr. Moses Harrington 3rd Moses Harrington Jr. Thaddeus Harrington Thomas Harrington Isaac Hastings Samuel Hastings Samuel Hadley Thomas Hadley Jr. John Hosmer Micah Hagar Amos Lock Benjamin Lock Benezer Lock Reuben Lock Abner Mead Ebenezer Munroe Jr. Thaddeus Bowman Jediah Munroe John Munroe Jr. Nathan
No official list was ever issued by the company or by the town. These names are those listed by historian Frank Warren Coburn in 1912-22. If other names can be proven they may be added.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Events • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1864.
Location. 42° 26.974′ N, 71° 13.795′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Bedford Street (Massachusetts Route 225) and Massachusetts Ave (Massachusetts Route 4), on the right when traveling north on Bedford Street. Marker is located near the Buckman Tavern, across the street from the Lexington 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. Buckman Tavern (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Buckman TavernPrince Estabrook (within shouting distance of this marker); Rendezvous of the Minute Men (within shouting distance of this marker); Lexington Green (within shouting distance of this marker); This Flag Pole (within shouting distance of this marker); Lexington Ship Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Line of the Minutemen (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
More about this marker. The front of the marker contains an engraving of the Minute Men fighting on the Lexington Green.
Also see . . .
1. Battle at Lexington Green, 1775. EyeWitness to History entry:
The Start of the American Revolution and the "shot heard round the world." (Submitted on May 4, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. The Battle of Lexington. American Revolutionary War entry (Submitted on May 7, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
3. Battle at Lexington. U.S. History entry (Submitted on May 4, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 6,117 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 4, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.