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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.
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.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
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.
 
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); House of Jonathan Harrington (approx. mile away); The Battle Green (approx. 0.3 miles away); Buckman Tavern (approx. 0.3 miles away); Memorial to the Lexington Minute Men (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cambridge Farms
Hancock – Clarke House image. Click for full size.
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.
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Lexington Ship Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Buckman Tavern (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Hancock-Clarke House. (Submitted on April 29, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. The Hancock-Clarke House. Lexington Historical Society webpage. (Submitted on April 29, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. Battle of Lexington. (Submitted on April 29, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
4. 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 North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

5. The Battle of Lexington. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on May 7, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Side of Hancock – Clarke House image. Click for full size.
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 June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 29, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 934 times since then and 27 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 North Arlington, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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