Arlington in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
then 80 years old,
killed three British soldiers
April 19, 1775.
He was shot, bayoneted,
beaten and left for dead,
but recovered and lived
to be 98 years of age.
Location. 42° 24.923′ N, 71° 9.149′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue (U.S. 3) and Mystic Street (Massachusetts Route 60), on the right when traveling west on Massachusetts Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is located in Whittemore Park, in front of the Jefferson Cutter House which houses the Cyrus Dallin Art Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 611 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington MA 02474, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Whittemore Park (a few steps from this marker); Old Men of Menotomy (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cooper’s Tavern (about 500 feet away); Captain Cooke’s Mill Lane (about 600 feet away); House of John Cutter (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jason Russell House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Arlington Reservoir (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Foot of the Rocks (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
More about this marker.
Also see . . . Menotomy Minuteman Historical Trail, A Walking Tour of Arlington’s Past. See page 10 of this link for more information about this marker. (Submitted on August 4, 2009.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 20, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,729 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 20, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.