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

Jake & Earl's Dixie BBQ

 
 
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By M.B. Stroud, November 6, 2013
1. Jake & Earl's Dixie BBQ Marker
Inscription.
Historic Plaque
On this spot stood
Jake & Earl's Dixie BBQ
A favorite hangout of local patriots
Destroyed by a regiment of British troops in
the spring of 1775.

Officially not on the Freedom Trail, it was
still one of Paul Revere's favorite stops for
'que on his way to Lexington and his cry can
still be heard in Inman Square
"The British are Coming - Hide the burnt ends!"

 
Location. 42° 22.398′ N, 71° 5.921′ W. Marker is in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1273 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA 02139, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Long-Distance Phone Call (approx. mile away); Davenport Car Manufactory (approx. mile away); Putnam School (approx. 0.9 miles away); George Dilboy (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hollis Hall (approx. one mile away); Indian College (approx. one mile away); Fourth Meeting House (approx. one mile away); Stephen Daye (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cambridge.
 
Categories. Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 343 times since then and 51 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 7, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
 
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