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

Hancock - Clarke House

 
 
Hancock – Clarke House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
1. Hancock – Clarke House Marker
Inscription.  
has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark

Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
this site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating or illustrating
the history of the United States

U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service

1971

 
Erected 1971 by National Park Service.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1935.
 
Location. 42° 27.214′ N, 71° 13.711′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Hancock Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 36 Hancock St, 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. Rev. Carleton A. Staples (a few steps from this marker); First Teachers' College (approx. ¼ mile away); House of Jonathan Harrington
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(approx. ¼ mile away); The Battle Green (approx. ¼ mile away); Buckman Tavern (approx. ¼ mile 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Lexington. (Submitted on April 29, 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 29, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Hancock – Clarke House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
2. Hancock – Clarke House
The marker is seen here to the right of the front door of the Hancock – Clarke House.
Side of Hancock – Clarke House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
3. Side of Hancock – Clarke House
On the night of April 19, 1775, Paul Revere and William Dawes came to this house to warn John Hancock and Samuel Adams that the Regulars were heading this way.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,125 times since then and 46 times this year. Last updated on October 17, 2011, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 29, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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