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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.
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.

 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oldest House in Cambridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Powder House (approx. 0.7 miles away); James Walter Mullally Crossing (approx. 0.8 miles away); Christ Church (approx. one mile away); Way to Charlestown (approx. one mile away); Old Charlestown – Watertown Path (approx. one mile away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. one mile away); Washington’s General Orders (approx. one mile away).
 
More about this marker. The marker is very close to the street and is easy to miss if a car is parked in front of it.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Revolutionary War skirmish marker street view image. Click for full size.
By Sarah Corvene, May 2, 2017
2. Revolutionary War skirmish marker street view
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 3, 2017, by Sarah Corvene of Medford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 133 times since then. 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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