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

Spot where the British Landed

 
 
Spot where the British Landed Marker image. Click for full size.
By Matt Gilbertson, May 23, 2012
1. Spot where the British Landed Marker
Inscription. Near this spot 800 British soldiers from Boston Common landed April 19th, 1775 on their march to Lexington and Concord
 
Erected 1880.
 
Location. 42° 22.205′ N, 71° 4.732′ W. Marker is in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of 2nd St and Otis St, on the right when traveling south on 2nd St. Touch for map. Marker is on the lawn of the Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center to the left of the Otis St entrance. Marker is at or near this postal address: 41 2nd St, Cambridge MA 02141, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Putnam School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Court of the Assistants (approx. 0.9 miles away); Charlestown Training Field/Winthrop Square (approx. 0.9 miles away); Vietnam/Korean Conflict Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); City Square: (approx. 0.9 miles away); Great House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Deacon Larkin House (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Goal (approx. 0.9 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Spot where the British Landed Marker image. Click for full size.
By Matt Gilbertson, May 23, 2012
2. Spot where the British Landed Marker
Looking south along 2nd St
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 23, 2012, by Matt Gilbertson of Medford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 498 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 23, 2012, by Matt Gilbertson of Medford, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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