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James Otis Jr. Marker image, Touch for more information
By Brandon D Cross, September 21, 2019
James Otis Jr. Marker
Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Barnstable — James Otis Jr.
James Otis Jr. The Patriot West Barnstable 1725 — 1783 Advocate Orator Statesman President John Adams Said In Part Of Otis’s Famous Writs Of Assistance Speech In Boston February 1761 “American Independence . . . — Map (db m142330) HM
Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Barnstable — Men Of Barnstable
In Honor Of The Men Of Barnstable Who Served In The Revolution The War Of 1812 The Civil War The War With Spain The War With Germany This Stone Marks The Spot From Which The Soldiers Marched To Boston In . . . — Map (db m142182) WM
Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Barnstable — Mercy Otis Warren
: In Tribute To Mercy Otis Warren Poet, Playwright, Historian And Political Pamphleteer On The Occasion Of The 225th Anniversary Of The Start Of The American Revolution 1775 - 2000 * * * * * Member of a . . . — Map (db m142177) HM WM
Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Barnstable — Olde Colonial Courthouse
This Building Was The Court House Where The Kings Court Was Forced To End Its Sessions By A Band Of Patriots In September 1774 — Map (db m142175) HM
Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Chatham — The Battle of Chatham Harbor
Chatham’s only active hostilities during the Revolutionary War occurred in Chatham Harbor, near this site, on 20 June 1782. At sunrise, crew members from a British privateer were discovered in Chatham’s East Harbor, attempting to sail away . . . — Map (db m78440) HM
Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Provincetown — H.M.S. Somerset
Of all the enemy ships that haunted Provincetown Harbor during the Revolutionary War, perhaps the most fearsome was the huge British man-of-war H.M.S. Somerset. With her 64 mounted guns and crew of 400, she symbolized British tyranny where-ever she . . . — Map (db m111670) HM
Massachusetts (Barnstable County), West Barnstable — West Barnstable War Memorial
1775 1812 - 1861 -1917 WEST BARNSTABLE Keeps In Remembrance The Service Of Her Citizens In The Wars Of Our Country — Map (db m140498) WM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Adams — East Hoosuck Society of Friends Revolutionary War Patriots

In Memory of those members and associates of the East Hoosuck Society of Friends who, laying aside their religious scruples, took up arms, in the War for Independence in defense of their homes and liberties.

In the Friends . . . — Map (db m118632) WM

Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Cheshire — Berkshire County Patriots

This bas-relief, the original of which was erected on Bennington Battlefield on Walloomsac Heights in the State of New York by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, was dedicated by

Eugene Bucklin Bowen

to the memory of the six hundred . . . — Map (db m118586) HM WM

Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Egremont — MA-2 — General Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed General Henry Knox in the winter of 1775 – 1776 to deliver to General George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate . . . — Map (db m24017) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — First Court House of Berkshire County
Near this spot stood the first court house of Berkshire County erected 1764. Here August 16, 1774 occurred the first open resistance to British rule in America — Map (db m58957) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — MA-3 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed General Henry Knox in the winter of 1775 – 1776 to deliver to General George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston. Erected by the . . . — Map (db m24013) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lenox — Paterson / Egleston
(south face)Paterson (east face) In memory of Major General John Paterson, son of Colonel John Paterson, born 1744, died 1808; and Elizabeth Lee his wife, born 1749, died 1841. He was born in New Britain, Conn. Graduated at . . . — Map (db m524) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Monterey — MA-4 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed General Henry Knox in the winter of 1775 – 1776 to deliver to General George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston. Erected by the . . . — Map (db m24007) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Otis — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed General Henry Knox in the winter of 1775 – 1776 to deliver to General George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston. . . . — Map (db m97510) WM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Peace Party House
Peace Party House Built by Col. James Easton in 1776 on the site in front of the court house Home of John Chandler Williams in 1782 and moved to its present location in 1869 Here in November, 1783 a brilliant party and a notable feast were given . . . — Map (db m85250) HM
Massachusetts (Bristol County), Attleboro — Memory of the Revolutionary Soldiers
To Perpetuate the memory of the Revolutionary War Soldiers buried in this Old Kirk Yard William Balcom • Jacob Balkom • Hezekiah Bishop • Zephanian Bishop • Zephanian Bishop Jr • Daniel Blanding • Noah Blanding • Darius Briggs • . . . — Map (db m57933) HM
Massachusetts (Bristol County), Attleboro — Revolutionary War Memorial
To perpetuate the memory of all who with unfailing loyalty furthered the cause of American Independence — Map (db m55919) HM
Massachusetts (Bristol County), Dighton — Dighton Community Church
The building of this church began in 1770 on the eastern edge of the Great Cornfield of the Pocanocket Indians. Construction was halted during the American Revolution and the church was used as soldiers farmed and sheepfold. Completion was in 1798. . . . — Map (db m66342) HM
Massachusetts (Bristol County), Fairhaven — Donald R. Bernard1932-1993
In Memory of Historian, Author, and Fire Chief Donald R. Bernard 1932 - 1993 Who led Revolutionary and Civil War Re-enactments on this site. His efforts brought awareness of the significant role the area . . . — Map (db m88205)
Massachusetts (Bristol County), Fairhaven — Fort Phoenix
Built for harbor defense in 1775 Destroyed by the British September 6th 1778 Later rebuilt and now the property of the town of Fairhaven — Map (db m52383) HM
Massachusetts (Bristol County), Fairhaven — Fort PhoenixActive 1775 - 1876
In May 1775, British General Gage, bottled up in Boston Harbor after the Battle of Concord and Lexington in 1775, sent the HMS Falcon to Martha's Vineyard and the Elizabeth Islands in search of food and supplies. Two of the . . . — Map (db m86947) HM
Massachusetts (Bristol County), Fairhaven — Fort PhoenixA National Historic Site
1775 - First naval encounter of American Revolution. 1778 - Captured and destroyed by the British. 1812 - Repelled British attempt at capture. 1861 - Manned by Federal troops in defense of this harbor.Map (db m88055) HM
Massachusetts (Bristol County), Fairhaven — Fort Phoenix
The fortress structures of Fort Phoenix remaining today are the parapet, built before the Civil War, and the gunpowder magazine, completed in 1865. The Civil War era officer's quarters and barracks were destroyed by fire in 1918. The shape and . . . — Map (db m88105) HM
Massachusetts (Bristol County), Fairhaven — Major Israel FearingThe Ardent Patriot and Accomplished Soldier
Erected in Memory of Major Israel Fearing the Ardent Patriot and Accomplished Soldier ———— On the 7th day of September 1778 the British troops landed from their ships in the bay for the . . . — Map (db m88084) HM
Massachusetts (Bristol County), Fairhaven — Revolutionary War CannonFort Phoenix
Taken from the British at Nassau 1777, by Colonial ship of war Alfred - Placed on Fort Phoenix Recaptured by British and left on the fort spiked, and with trunions knocked off - Afterwards mounted in Union street for village defense. Placed here . . . — Map (db m88106) HM
Massachusetts (Bristol County), New Bedford — Colonel George Claghorn
Text on the Bronze Plaque Near this Site was located the shipyard of Colonel George Claghorn Builder of U.S. Frigate Constitution and Ship Rebecca the first whaler to double Cape Horn. His service in the . . . — Map (db m86782) HM
Massachusetts (Bristol County), New Bedford — The Dartmouth
Near this spot in 1767 the first ship built in New Bedford was launched. The Dartmouth Francis Rotch, Owner She was one of the vessels boarded by the Boston Tea Party in 1773 — Map (db m58183) HM
Massachusetts (Bristol County), North Attleboro — Old Powder House 1768
Built to store gun powder and ammunition used during the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 — Map (db m55681) HM
Massachusetts (Bristol County), Norton — First Burial Ground
The First Burial Ground is the presumed buying place of Norton's pioneer settler's.

William Witherell, who died in September 1691, is buried in the West end of the burial ground. When the land was passed to Nathaniel Witherell by his . . . — Map (db m52379) HM

Massachusetts (Bristol County), Rehoboth — Horton Signal1777 - 1779
When the British occupied Newport, RI. during the Revolution they often threatened the surrounding towns with raids or "alarums" as they were called. When a raid began a system of beacon fires were lit to warn the militia in neighboring towns to . . . — Map (db m55911) HM
Massachusetts (Bristol County), Rehoboth — Liberty Tree
During the American Revolution, a large white oak called "the Liberty Tree" stood near this place, which was then near the edge of a field. Beacons warning of trouble in Rhode Island could be seen by watchers at nearby Horton's Signal. After . . . — Map (db m55918) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Beverly — Hospital Point Light / Honor the Valiant Men
[Bottom (larger) Marker] Hospital Point Light was established in 1871 and marks the deep-water channel to Beverly, Salem, and Marblehead. A smallpox hospital once stood on the hill to the rear, where there is also evidence of ramparts . . . — Map (db m21441) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Beverly — Hospital Point LighthouseEstablished 1872
Hospital Point Light was constructed and first lighted in 1872 to help guide vessels into Salem and Beverly Harbors. The original two-story keeper's house and oil house are still being used. The name Hospital Point stems from a smallpox . . . — Map (db m21429) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Danvers — In Commemoration of Arnold's Expedition to Quebec
One of the most strategic and daring exploits of the patriot cause during the revolution. Part of the troops encamped in the Town of Danvers on the night of September 14, 1775 on their way to Newburyport where they embarked for the Kennebeck and . . . — Map (db m48470) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Danvers — Rebecca Nurse Homestead1678
In 1636 Francis Weston was granted this land upon which he laid out a farm. This property was purchased by Governor John Endicott in 1648, and in 1678 Francis and Rebecca Nurse moved here and built a house. In March, 1692, 71-year-old Rebecca was . . . — Map (db m48724) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Danvers — Site of Israel Hutchinson's Home / Israel Hutchinson
Site of Israel Hutchinson's Home — Here were brought Danvers Soldiers slain at the battle of Lexington — This memorial is a tribute to his memory, from lineal decendants, and the town of Danvers. — 1896 . . . — Map (db m47197) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Danvers — Village Training Field1671
Defense was a prime necessity to the early settlers of Salem Village, and as early as 1671 the male inhabitants began meeting here for military drill. This preparation was heightened in 1675 during the King Philip War in which many villagers took . . . — Map (db m17991) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Gloucester — Nathaniel Warner Company Monument
[ upper plaque ] In Memory of those who fought in the Revolutionary War with the Nathaniel Warner Company and those men and women who helped make this a free and independent nation. Placed by the reactivated Nathaniel Warner . . . — Map (db m36354) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Gloucester — Revolutionary War Memorial
In Memory Of The Soldiers and Sailors And All Others Who Rendered Aid to the Cause Of American Independence During the Revolutionary War Erected by Lucy Knox Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Of Gloucester June 17, . . . — Map (db m36356) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Ipswich — Ipswich Massachusetts Village Green Memorial
Side 1 A few rods east of this spot were the dwelling and school house of Ezekiel Cheever first master of the Grammar School 1650-1661. In the east side of the common was the home of Rev. Nathaniel Ward 1634 Minister of Ipswich 1637 . . . — Map (db m97170) HM WM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Marblehead — Fort Sewall
[ left panel ] Welcome – You Are Entering Fort Sewall Marblehead Massachusetts Fort Sewall is a unique earthwork fortification positioned to defend Marblehead for over three centuries. In 1644 the provincial government granted . . . — Map (db m36601) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Marblehead — Gen. Casimir Pulaski
Gen. Casimir Pulaski Arrived in Salem Harbor at Fort Sewall Marblehead July 23, 1777 Revolutionary War Hero Polish and American Patriot Died in Battle at Savannah, GA October 11, 1779 Erected 1989 Polish American Congress . . . — Map (db m36605) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Newburyport — Bombshell
Brought from the siege of Louisburg by Nathaniel Knapp Jr. 1759 preserved by his son Isaac Knapp as a memorial to his father and also to his brother Jacob Knapp who served at Bunker Hill and was a member of the . . . — Map (db m115543) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Newburyport — The Bartlet Mall
It was first shaped thousands of years ago by a huge chunk of ice which broke off a retreating glacier. When the ice finally melted, it left a steep-sided pit that geologists call a kettle hole. In 1645 the first settlers from England named . . . — Map (db m115536) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Newburyport — Within Lie Buried
(left tablet) Reverend … John Lowell Thomas Cary John Murray Charles Milton Christopher Bridge Marsh Ministers of this City Judge Theophilus Bradbury Nicholas Pike Timothy Palmer ”Lord” Timothy . . . — Map (db m115614) HM WM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Rockport — Benjamin Tarr House
1630 - 1930 Benjamin Tarr House -- Answering a sudden alarm to meet at the house of Lieutenant Benjamin Tarr, grandson of Richard Tarr the first settler, sixty-six men from this village under Captain John Rowe, marched to Charlestown and fought in . . . — Map (db m73109) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Rockport — Old First Parish Burying Ground1630 - 1930
Original plot given by the first settler, Richard Tarr, who was buried here in 1732. Here lie most of the early settlers and many of the officers and soldiers of the French and Indian, Revolutionary and 1812 Wars. — Map (db m48841) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Rockport — The First Settlers of Sandy Bay
To the glory of God and in honor of the first settlers of Sandy Bay The First Parish in Rockport was constituted in 1755. The corner stone of this meeting house laid in 1803. The tower was shattered by a British bombardment in 1814. . . . — Map (db m73110) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Rowley — Rowley Massachusetts Revolutionary War Memorial
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Massachusetts (Essex County), Salem — First Armed ResistanceLeslie's Retreat
In the revolution the first armed resistance to the Royal authority was made at this bridge 26 Feb. 1775 by the people of Salem. The advance of 300 British troops, led by Lt. Col. Leslie and sent by Gen. Gage to seize munitions of war, was here . . . — Map (db m48471) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Salem — Leslie's RetreatFeb. 26, 1775
Here, in defiance of King George III, local minutemen hid 17 cannons, and were confronted by 300 British troops under command of Colonel Leslie. The Redcoats were routed, with only Joseph Whicher of Salem being wounded. This was the first open . . . — Map (db m47991) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Swampscott — Swampscott Revolutionary War Honor Roll
Revolutionary War Honor Roll 1775 – 1783 Burrill, Alden • Burrill, Ebenezer • Burrill, John A. • Burrill, John M. • Burrill, Samuel • Burrill, Theophilus • Clark, Edmund • Ingalls, Benjamin • Ingalls, Jacob • Ingalls, John • Ingalls, Joseph . . . — Map (db m36706) HM
Massachusetts (Franklin County), Deerfield — Home of Joseph Stebbins
Home of Joseph Stebbins Born 1749 Died 1816 Lover of Liberty And Servant of His Country __________ Lieutenant of Minute Men Who Marched on the Lexington Alarm Captain at the Battle of Bunker Hill Fought at Stillwater . . . — Map (db m141334) HM WM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Blandford — MA-5 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed General Henry Knox in the winter of 1775 – 1776 to deliver to General George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston. Erected by the . . . — Map (db m24011) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Holland — Benjamin Church
In memory of Benjamin Church 1756-1832 Soldier of the American Revolution served in General Lee’s Life Guard, 1775 General Artemus Ward’s Life Guard and Captain Burbank’s Artillery, 1776 General Washington’s Life Guard, 1776 Took . . . — Map (db m106285) HM WM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Palmer — MA-11 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed General Henry Knox in the winter of 1775 – 1776 to deliver to General George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston. Erected by the . . . — Map (db m24016) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Palmer — Washington Park
Dedicated by Wright Wire Company, 1919, to its employees and their families, for their recreation and pleasure. George Washington, Father of his country – first President of the United States – traveled over this spot in June 1775 on . . . — Map (db m24388) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Russell — MA-6 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed General Henry Knox in the winter of 1775 – 1776 to deliver to General George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston. Erected by the . . . — Map (db m24010) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Springfield — MA-9 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this Place Passed General Henry Knox In the Winter of 1775 - 1776 To Deliver To General George Washington At Cambridge The Train of Artillery From Fort Ticonderoga Used To Force the British Army To Evacuate . . . — Map (db m23756) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), West Springfield — MA-8 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed General Henry Knox in the winter of 1775 – 1776 to deliver to General George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston. Erected by the . . . — Map (db m24008) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), West Springfield — Hessian Encampment
Here encamped Oct. 30 and 31, 1777, Gen. Riedesel and his Hessian soldiers on their way to Boston after Burgoyne’s surrender at Saratoga. This tablet was placed by George Washington Chapter, Sons of the American Revolition. Springfield Mass. . . . — Map (db m24075) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Westfield — MA-7 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this Place Passed General Henry Knox In the Winter of 1775 - 1776 To Deliver To General George Washington At Cambridge The Train of Artillery From Fort Ticonderoga Used To Force the British Army To Evacuate . . . — Map (db m23754) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Westfield — Lieut. Richard Falley
A friend of Liberty and his country Soldier in the American Revolution Armorer to the 18th Mass. regiment Built armory at Mt. Tekoa circa 1765 Made muskets for the patriot cause This was the site of his home and blacksmith shop circa 1764 to 1783 . . . — Map (db m24077) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Wilbraham — MA-10 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed General Henry Knox in the winter of 1775 – 1776 to deliver to General George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston. Erected by the . . . — Map (db m24014) HM
Massachusetts (Hampshire County), Northampton — Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski
To perpetuate the memory of Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski an American Revolutionary War Hero, who, from wounds received at the siege of Savannah, Georgia, died on October eleventh, 1779. This memorial is erected in testimony of . . . — Map (db m138431) HM WM
Massachusetts (Hampshire County), Northampton — Pulaski Park
During the late 18th century, the site of Pulaski Park was used extensively for public auctions and as a congregating place for horse traders. Public announcements were made there, and tradition has it that news of the British attack on Lexington . . . — Map (db m138434) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Arlington — Cooper’s Tavern
Here stood Cooper’s Tavern, in which Jabez Wyman and Jason Winship were killed by the British April 19, 1775. — Map (db m18137) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Arlington — House of John Cutter
Site of the house of John Cutter. Set on fire during the British retreat, April 19, 1775. — Map (db m18140) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Arlington — Jason Russell House1630 – 1930
Built by Martha, widow of William Russell, about 1680. Occupied until 1890 by her descendants, of whom Jason Russell lost his life in the conflict of April 19, 1775. — Map (db m43052) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Arlington — Old Men of Menotomy
At this spot on April 19, 1775 the Old Men of Menotomy captured a convoy of eighteen soldiers with supplies on its way to join the British at Lexington. — Map (db m18138) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Arlington — Samuel Whittemore
Near this spot Samuel Whittemore, 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. — Map (db m18142) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Arlington — The Foot of the Rocks
1635 Menotomy 1807 West Cambridge 1867 Arlington This park is dedicated by the people of Arlington to the memory of Colonial Minutemen and British soldiers who met here in the first great battle of the Revolutionary War. British troops in retreat . . . — Map (db m18613) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Arlington — Whittemore Park
“Uncle Sam”           The birthplace of Samuel Wilson once stood near the main crossroad of the Northwest parish of Cambridge, the center of the district known as Menotomy. Wilson, born on September 13, 1766, was only eight when . . . — Map (db m45243) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Cambridge — Christ Church
Oldest church building in Cambridge. Built in 1760 occupied by Continental troops in 1775. — Map (db m117362) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Cambridge — Fort Washington
Constructed November 1775 by the Continental Army under General George Washington This fort was used during the Siege of Boston and helped force its evacuation by the British — Map (db m18763) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Cambridge — Gen. Casimir Pulaski
To the memory of Gen. Casimir Pulaski Polish Patriot who fought for freedom on two continents. He volunteered his services to the Continental Army of the U. S. For distinguished service at the Battle of Brandywine, he was appointed a Brigadier . . . — Map (db m18166) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Cambridge — MA-27 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
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Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Cambridge — Gen. Thaddeus Kosciuszko
To the memory of Gen. Thaddeus Kosciuszko Polish Patriot • • • Hero of two continents • Champion of Liberty and the rights of man • • He came to America in 1776 and volunteered his services for the cause of American Revolution • His valor and . . . — Map (db m18167) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Cambridge — Hollis Hall
Built by the Province of The Massachusetts Bay In New England, in 1763 Named in honor of Thomas Hollis of London, Merchant, and other members of the same family, constant and generous benefactors of Harvard College from 1719 to 1804 Used as . . . — Map (db m109037) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Cambridge — Jake & Earl's Dixie BBQ
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 . . . — Map (db m70038) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Cambridge — Putnam School
Site of Fort Putnam Erected by the American forces December 1775 During the Siege of Boston — Map (db m55623) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Cambridge — Spot where the British Landed
Near this spot 800 British soldiers from Boston Common landed April 19th, 1775 on their march to Lexington and Concord — Map (db m55622) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Cambridge — These Cannon Were Abandoned
These cannon were abandoned at Fort Independence (Castle William) by the British forces when they evacuated the City of Boston March 17, 1776 — Map (db m18003) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Cambridge — Vassall-Craigie-Longfellow HouseLongfellow National Historic Site
Built in 1759 Headquarters for George Washington 1775 – 1776 . Home of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Family & Descendants 1837 1950 — Map (db m19085) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Cambridge — Washington Elm
Under this tree Washington first took command of the American Army, July 3d 1775 — Map (db m125607) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Cambridge — Washington’s General Orders
Washington’s General Orders given at Cambridge, July 4, 1775 “The Continental Congress having taken all the troops of the several Colonies, which have been raised, or which may be hereafter raised for the support and defence of the . . . — Map (db m17999) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Carlisle — Minutemen Muster Location
On this site stood the original meeting house where Minutemen, from what is now Carlisle, assembled and marched to the North Bridge in Concord April 19, 1775

Stg. James Nickles • Pvt. Nathon Munroe • Pvt. John Nickles • Pvt. Aaron . . . — Map (db m103323) HM

Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Chelmsford — Chelmsford’s “Minuteman Boulder”
Here On the 19th of April 1775 The minute guns summoned The men of Chelmsford To the Concord fight. — Map (db m31125) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Chelmsford — Revolutionary War Monument
South-southeast face: In honor of the Townsmen of Chelmsford in the War of the Revolution This monument is erected by a Grateful posterity. East-northeast face: Lt. Col. Moses Parker and Capt. Benj. Walker Wounded at . . . — Map (db m31182) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — Acton Minutemen
Line of March April 19, 1775 Acton Minutemen — Map (db m19081) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — Acton Minutemen
Line of March April 19, 1775 Acton Minutemen — Map (db m19082) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — An Evolving Legacy
The world has seen no grander movement than that of our Revolution . . .   The people, to a man, were full of a great and noble sentiment. It is marvelous to see how many powerful writers, orators, and soldiers started up just at the . . . — Map (db m45235) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — Bedford Minutemen
Line of March April 19, 1775 — Map (db m19076) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — Bedford Minutemen
Line of March April 19, 1775 — Map (db m19078) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — British Soldier
19 April 1775 Near this site was buried a British soldier of the 4th the King’s Own Regt. of Foot fatally wounded at North Bridge — Map (db m18168) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — Captain David Brown House Site
Here on this site lived the Brown family of Concord, who arrived from England in 1644. The exposed foundation on you left is from the first Brown family home. During the 1750s, their descendent David Brown constructed a new house. On your right, the . . . — Map (db m18204) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — Captain Isaac Davis
On the morning of April 19, 1775, approximately 400 colonials stood on the hill overlooking the North Bridge. As smoke rose from Concord center, the order to march was given. In the exchange of fire that followed, Captain Isaac Davis, who had . . . — Map (db m18024) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — Casey’s Home
In 1775 Casey was Samuel Whitney’s slave. When revolution came, he ran away to war, fought for the colonies, and returned to Concord a free man. — Map (db m18526) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — Concord Battle Monument
Here on the 19th of April 1775 was made the first forcible resistance to British aggression. On the opposite bank stood the American Militia. Here stood the invading Army and on this spot the first of the enemy fell in the War of that Revolution . . . — Map (db m18021) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — Concord Fight
On the morning of April nineteenth, 1775, while the British held this bridge, the minute-men and militia of Concord and neighboring towns gathered on the hill across the river. There the Concord Adjutant, Joseph Hosmer, demanded, “Will you let . . . — Map (db m18027) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — Grave of British Soldiers
They came three thousand miles and died to keep the past upon its throne. Unheard beyond the ocean tide, their English mother made her moan. April 19, 1775 — Map (db m18022) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — House and Farm of Colonel James Barrett
House and Farm of Colonel James Barrett. Commanding Officer of the Middlesex Militia On the morning of April 19, 1775, the British march from Boston which resulted in the outbreak of the Revolutionary War ended here with a search for military . . . — Map (db m18064) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — Landscape Changes
At the time of the Battle, this area was a cleared pasture owned by Samuel Brooks, whose house is on Battle Road before you. In contrast to today’s forested landscape, the 1775 landscape was predominantly open farmland. A common myth about the . . . — Map (db m18554) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — Major John Buttrick
. . . — Map (db m18172) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — Major John Buttrick House
Here was the home of the Colonial officer who led the advance to the North Bridge. With British soldiers firing directly at his men, Major John Buttrick gave the order, “Fire, fellow soldiers, for God’s sake, fire!” It was the first time . . . — Map (db m18173) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — Meriam’s Corner
The British Troops retreating from the Old North Bridge were here attacked in flank by the Men of Concord and neighboring towns and driven under a hot fire to Charleston. — Map (db m18055) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — Meriam’s CornerMinute Man Nat'l Hist Park, Mass — National Park Service —
Here begins the Battle Road. After brief battles at Lexington Green and Concord’s North Bridge, Colonists and British soldiers clashed here at Meriam’s Corner. Colonial militia and minute men coming from the North Bridge fight were joined by . . . — Map (db m18057) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — Meriam’s CornerMinute Man National Historical Park
Minute Man National Historical Park was the starting place of the American Revolution: here the resolve of citizens willing to risk their lives for the ideals of liberty and self-determination was instrumental in the formation of the American . . . — Map (db m18377) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — Reflections of the Revolution
Concord HymnBy the rude bridge that arched the flood, Their flag to April’s breeze unfurled, Here once the embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. The foe long since in silence slept; Alike the conqueror silent . . . — Map (db m45237) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — Roger Brown1749 - 1840
. . . — Map (db m36722) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — The First Provincial Congress
The First Provincial Congress of delegates from the towns of Massachusetts was called by conventions of the people to meet at Concord on the eleventh day of October 1774. The delegates assembled here in the Meeting-House on that day and organized . . . — Map (db m18524) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — The Millpond1636
Used for water, fish, power and skating lay south and west of this spot. April 19, 1775 British troops dumped captured cannon shot, musket balls and barrels of flour into the pond. The militia later recovered most of the ammunition and a good part . . . — Map (db m18555) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — The Minuteman of Concord 1775
. . . — Map (db m18017) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — The Muster Field
“Will you let them burn the town down?” Lt. Joseph Hosmer of Concord “I haven’t a man who’s afraid to go.” Captain Isaac Davis of Acton “Do not fire on the King’s troops unless first fired . . . — Map (db m18200) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — The North BridgeMinute Man National Historical Park
Minute Man National Historical Park was the starting place of the American Revolution: here the resolve of citizens willing to risk their lives for the ideals of liberty and self-determination was instrumental in the formation of the American . . . — Map (db m18370) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — The North BridgeMinute Man National Historical Park
Minute Man National Historical Park was the starting place of the American Revolution: here the resolve of citizens willing to risk their lives for the ideals of liberty and self-determination was instrumental in the formation of the American . . . — Map (db m18372) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — The Road to Colonel Barrett’s
In 1775 you would be standing at a fork on the Groton Road. The east fork, restored by the National Park Service, today leads up the hill to the Visitor Center. The west fork, now traced as a mown path, led to Colonel Barrett’s farm over a mile . . . — Map (db m18202) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — The Wright Tavern
Built in 1747 Kept by Amos Wright in 1775 --------------- Here met the Committees of the Provincial Congress on the eve of the Revolution while the larger body sat in a Meeting House close by. --------------- Headquarters of the Minutemen in the . . . — Map (db m18525) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — Trades along the Battle RoadMinute Man Nat’l Hist Park, Mass
In 1775, the house before you was the home of Job and Anna Brooks, and their children Asa and Anna. Across the street was the home of cousin Joshua Brooks and his family. From the late 17th century until the 19th century, there was a tannery at . . . — Map (db m18553) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Framingham — MA-21 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed General Henry Knox in the winter of 1775 – 1776 to deliver to General George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston. Erected by the . . . — Map (db m17942) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Framingham — Our Soldiers' Lot

This tablet in honor of

John Nixon Captain of Minute Men at Concord Colonel at Bunker Hill Brigadier General at Governor's Island and Saratoga On Council of War with Washington Born Framingham March 1, 1727 Died . . . — Map (db m122601) WM

Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lexington — Battle of Lexington Monument
Sacred to Liberty & the Rights of mankind!!! The Freedom & Independence of America, Sealed and defended with the blood of her sons. This Monument is erected by the inhabitants of Lexington, under the patronage & at the expense of the Commonwealth . . . — Map (db m42586) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lexington — Buckman Tavern
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 . . . — Map (db m18457) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lexington — Buckman Tavern
In 1714, Lexington selectmen gave John Muzzey permission to keep a “Publique House of Entertainment.” On Sundays townspeople came here for a hot flip and a warm fire after sitting for hours in the unheated church. John Buckman owned . . . — Map (db m18482) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lexington — Cambridge Farms
In 1642, 11 men were proprietors of land grants in Lexington, using their land here for farming or holding it for speculation while living in Cambridge. By 1682, about 30 families lived in Lexington, then known as Cambridge Farms. Disliking the long . . . — Map (db m18481) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lexington — Hancock - Clarke House
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 . . . — Map (db m48421) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lexington — House of Jonathan Harrington
. . . — Map (db m18456) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lexington — Lexington Green
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 . . . — Map (db m18458) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lexington — Lexington Minuteman
Marker contains no text other than identifying the sculpture's benefactor: The bequest of Francis Brown Hayes to the town of Lexington — Map (db m23942) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lexington — Lexington Ship Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of those who served aboard a ship named Lexington ----------------- April 18, 1988 ----------------- The Lexington Lions Club U.S.S. Lexington CV-16 Association 1st Lexington 16 Gun Brigantine Originally the merchantman . . . — Map (db m18634) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lexington — Line of the Minutemen
Line of the Minutemen April 19,1775 Stand your ground Don't fire unless fired upon But if they mean to have a war let it begin here. Captain ParkerMap (db m83766) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lexington — Memorial to the Lexington Minute Men
These men gave everything dear in life, yea and life itself in support of the common cause. Back of Monument: Memorial to the Lexington Minute Men who were on the Green in the early morning engagement April 19, 1775 Capt. John Parker • Lt. . . . — Map (db m18631) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lexington — Munroe Tavern
Lexington Historical Society Munroe Tavern 1695 Earl Percy’s Headquarters April 19, 1775 — Map (db m18452) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lexington — Old Belfry
This belfry was erected on this hill in 1761 and removed to the Common in 1768. In it was hung the bell which rung out the alarm on the 19th of April 1775. In 1797 it was removed to the Parker Homestead in the south part of the town. In 1891 it . . . — Map (db m18483) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lexington — Prince Estabrook
In Honor of Prince Estabrook Prince Estabrook was a slave who lived in Lexington. At dawn on April, 19, 1775, he was one of the Lexington Minute Men awaiting the arrival of the British Regulars at the Buckman Tavern. In the battle which followed, . . . — Map (db m30085) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lexington — Rendezvous of the Minute Men
Built 1709 Rendezvous of the Minute Men before the Battle of Lexington April 19, 1775 — Map (db m18444) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lexington — The Battle Green
The battle fought on the Lexington Common between the British and the Americans on April 19, 1775 was one of the first great events of the American Revolution. But for a century afterwards, residents paid no particular attention to their town . . . — Map (db m18480) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lexington — The Site of the Old Belfry
The Site of The Old Belfry from which the alarm was rung April 19, 1775 This Tablet was erected by the Lexington Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1910 — Map (db m18454) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lexington — This Flag Pole
Dedicated as the permanent memorial of the 200th Anniversary of The Battle of Lexington April 19, 1775 First armed conflict of the American Revolution. Lexington Bicentennial Corporation 1976 Right Marker: This flag of the United States of . . . — Map (db m18460) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lincoln — April 19, 1775-The Dawn of RevolutionMinute Man National Historical Park — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
April 19, 1775-The Dawn of Revolution-On the night of April 18, 1775 approximately 700 British soldiers gathered on Boston Commons to prepare for a raid on American military supplies stored in nearby Concord. Informed of the British troop movement, . . . — Map (db m62555) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lincoln — At This Well
. . . — Map (db m18249) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lincoln — Bloody AngleMinute Man Nat'l Hist Park, Mass — National Park Service —
Some of the most intense fighting on April 19, 1775 occurred in this area, which later became known as “Bloody Angle.” Unlike most of the 18th-century Battle Road landscape, which was open farmland, this site had woods and bends in the . . . — Map (db m18058) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lincoln — Brooks Historical AreaMinute Man National Historical Park
Minute Man National Historical Park was the starting place of the American Revolution: here the resolve of citizens willing to risk their lives for the ideals of liberty and self-determination was instrumental in the formation of the American . . . — Map (db m18378) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lincoln — Ebenezer Fiske House SiteMinute Man Nat’l Hist Park, Mass
An increasingly ragged British column fought its way over Fiske Hill. There was intense, close quarter fighting in this area as British flankers attempted to flush out Colonial snipers. At a nearby well, Minute Man James Hayward from Acton and a . . . — Map (db m18282) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lincoln — Ebenezer Fiske House SiteMinute Man National Historical Park
Minute Man National Historical Park was the starting place of the American Revolution: here the resolve of citizens willing to risk their lives for the ideals of liberty and self-determination was instrumental in the formation of the American . . . — Map (db m18380) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lincoln — End of Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride
At this point, on the Old Concord Road as it then was ended the midnight ride of Paul Revere He had at about two o’clock on the morning of April 19, 1775, the night being clear and the moon in its third quarter, got this far on his way from . . . — Map (db m18030) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lincoln — Hartwell Tavern Historical AreaMinute Man National Historical Park
Minute Man National Historical Park was the starting place of the American Revolution: here the resolve of citizens willing to risk their lives for the ideals of liberty and self-determination was instrumental in the formation of the American . . . — Map (db m18373) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lincoln — Josiah Nelson House
This was the site of Josiah and Elizabeth Nelson’s home. Josiah was a farmer as well as a housewright – a person who built and repaired houses. According to family tradition, when a party of men on horseback was passing his house during the . . . — Map (db m18290) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lincoln — Minute Man Visitor CenterMinute Man National Historical Park
Minute Man National Historical Park was the starting place of the American Revolution: here the resolve of citizens willing to risk their lives for the ideals of liberty and self-determination was instrumental in the formation of the American . . . — Map (db m18376) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lincoln — Paul Revere Capture SiteMinute Man National Historical Park
Minute Man National Historical Park was the starting place of the American Revolution: here the resolve of citizens willing to risk their lives for the ideals of liberty and self-determination was instrumental in the formation of the American . . . — Map (db m18374) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lincoln — The Bluff & Fiske HillMinute Man Nat'l Hist Park, Mass — National Park Service —
The fighting between Colonists and British troops grew more intense as the struggle along the Battle Road wore on. In this stretch between the Bluff and Fiske Hill, the British column began to fall apart. While trying to restore order to his . . . — Map (db m18063) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lincoln — The Capture of Paul RevereMinute Man National Historical Park, Mass — National Park Service —
While passing through Lexington at around midnight, Revere and William Dawes met Dr. Samuel Prescott of Concord, who was riding home after courting Lydia Mulliken. Prescott agreed to help spread the alarm that “the Regulars were out.” . . . — Map (db m18032) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lincoln — The Midnight RidersMinute Man National Historical Park, Mass — National Park Service —
In September of 1774, Patriot leaders initiated a system of alarms and express riders to warn all towns whenever British troops marched out of Boston. On April 18th, at about 10:00 in the evening, two riders set out from Boston ahead of 700 British . . . — Map (db m18045) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lincoln — The Story ContinuesMinute Man Nat’l Hist Park, Mass
The Historical Park ends here, but the Battle Road continues. The British column broke into a run as they approached Lexington Center. They were saved by a brigade of a thousand fresh troops, armed with two cannon. The commander, Earl Percy, . . . — Map (db m18286) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lincoln — This Bluff
This Bluff was used as a rallying point by the British April 19, 1775. After a sharp fight they retreated to Fiske Hill from which they were driven in great confusion. — Map (db m18054) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lincoln — Thomas Nelson Jr. House
Thomas Nelson Sr. emigrated from England and acquired, through purchase, the land along this road both east and west of here. On his death, the land was split between his two sons and daughter. Thomas Jr. lived here, Josiah lived to the west and . . . — Map (db m18256) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lincoln — Thorning Boulder
This site, called “Minute Man Boulder,” is associated with Lincoln Minute Man William Thorning’s heroic action on April 19th, 1775. According to local tradition, Thorning, who lived along this stretch of the Battle Road, joined in the . . . — Map (db m18243) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lincoln — Weapon of the Day
On April 19th, 1775, Colonists and British soldiers used the same type of gun – a flintlock musket that fired a one ounce solid lead ball. The effective range was one hundred yards (the length of a modern football field). These weapons were . . . — Map (db m18258) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lincoln — Whittemore House
On April 19, 1775, the house before you was the home of Jacob and Esther Whittemore and their four children. Although they were not involved in the battle, local tradition tells that a British soldier was shot and killed in front of the blacksmith . . . — Map (db m18246) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Marlborough — MA-19 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed General Henry Knox in the winter of 1775 – 1776 to deliver to General George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston. Erected by the . . . — Map (db m17940) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Medford — Captain Isaac Hall Hitching Post
On the night of April 18-19, 1775, on his famous ride to Lexington, Paul Revere tethered his horse here and awakened Captain Hall of the Medford Minute Men to tell him that “The Regulars are out.” Dedicated April 19, 2012 Mayor . . . — Map (db m82651) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Medford — Royall House1630 - 1930
Mansion built by Isaac Royall who came here from Antigua with his slaves in 1737. His son Isaac Royall, a loyalist, founded at Harvard the oldest law professorship in the United States. Headquarters of General John Stark during the Siege of Boston. — Map (db m50420) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Shirley — American Revolution Memorial
. . . — Map (db m135093) WM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Shirley — The Revolutionary Tavern1630 - 1930
Built before 1747 and kept from 1758 to 1790 by Obadiah Sawtell, "the old landlord." He was a delegate to the Provincial Congress. Here the men gathered at the alarm on April 19, 1775. — Map (db m48815) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Somerville — Powder House1630 - 1930
This stone windmill built by John Mallet about 1703 was sold to the Province for a gun powder magazine in 1747. Rifled by General Gage of the Colony's powder on I September 1774, it became a magazine of the American Army in 1775-76. — Map (db m48827) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Somerville — Revolutionary War Skirmish
A sharp fight occurred here between the Patriots and the British. April 19, 1775 This marks British soldiers graves. — Map (db m103186) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Sudbury — Washington at the Wayside Inn
Washington Passed This Place On His Way to Cambridge To Take Command of the Patriot Army June 1775 July — Map (db m29925) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Waltham — MA-25 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed General Henry Knox in the winter of 1775 – 1776 to deliver to General George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston. Erected by the . . . — Map (db m18119) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Watertown — MA-26 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed General Henry Knox in the winter of 1775 – 1776 to deliver to General George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston. Erected by the . . . — Map (db m18116) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Wayland — MA-23 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed General Henry Knox in the winter of 1775 – 1776 to deliver to General George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston. Erected by the . . . — Map (db m18124) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Wayland — MA-22 — Knox Trail
Fort Ticonderoga, N.Y. to Cambridge, Mass. — Map (db m18128) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Weston — MA-24 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed General Henry Knox in the winter of 1775 – 1776 to deliver to General George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston. Erected by the . . . — Map (db m18120) HM
Massachusetts (Norfolk County), Dedham — The Powder House
The Powder House Built by the Town 1766 — Map (db m56095) HM
Massachusetts (Norfolk County), Foxborough — The Lodge at Foxborough
Is built upon portions of the estate of Ebenezer Warren, who answered the call in the battle Lexington April 19, 1775. He served in the American revolution with two brothers, general Joseph Warren, later killed at the battle of Bunker Hill, and . . . — Map (db m55871) HM
Massachusetts (Norfolk County), Quincy — Abigail AdamsAdams Nat’l Hist Park — Quincy, Mass —
“Improve your understanding for acquiring useful knowledge and virtue, such as will render you an ornament to society, an Honour to your Country, and a Blessing to Your parents.” Abigail Adams in a letter to her 10-year-old . . . — Map (db m18502) HM
Massachusetts (Norfolk County), Quincy — Abigail Adams Cairn
From this spot, with her son, John Quincy Adams, then a boy of seven, by her side, Abigail Adams watched the smoke of burning Charleston, while listening to the guns of Bunker Hill. Saturday, 17 June, 1775. < Lower Marker : > The Adams . . . — Map (db m107409) HM
Massachusetts (Norfolk County), Quincy — John Adams
Farmer Lawyer Patriot Diplomat First Vice President Second President of the United States Side of Monument: There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public . . . — Map (db m18052) HM
Massachusetts (Norfolk County), Quincy — John Hancock Birth Site

On this site was born John Hancock January 23, 1737

Son of Reverend John Hancock, pastor of what is now the First Parish Church, Quincy

On his father's death, he was adopted by his uncle — Boston's . . . — Map (db m118703) HM

Massachusetts (Norfolk County), Quincy — John Hancock Birth Site

On this spot stood the dwelling wherein was born John Hancock President of the Congress of the United States XII January MDCCXXXVII — Map (db m119009) HM

Massachusetts (Norfolk County), Quincy — Liberty Tree Park
Site of Quincy’s Liberty Tree used as a rallying place for patriotic societies prior to the American Revolution. Granite Manufacturers Association   1956 — Map (db m107410) HM
Massachusetts (Norfolk County), Quincy — The Men of Quincy, Mass.
In Grateful Remembrance of The Men of Quincy, Mass. formerly called Braintree who on land and sea fought to establish the independence of the United States of America in The Revolution of 1775-1783 Ebenezer Adams • Daniel Arnold • Hezekiah Bass • . . . — Map (db m31244) HM
Massachusetts (Plymouth County), Hull — British Marine Burial Site

Near this site was buried a British Marine, mortally wounded at the Battle of Boston Light July 31, 1775Map (db m118048) HM

Massachusetts (Plymouth County), Hull — Fort Independence
Dedicated July 14th by the Republic of France and the people of Hull in celebration of the United States of America bicentennial. In grateful tribute to the French sailors and marines who served and died at Fort Independence during the American . . . — Map (db m56068) HM
Massachusetts (Plymouth County), Kingston — The Brig Independence
In the year 1776. The Brig Independence Set sail from Kingston's Jones River to protect the ships and coastline of Massachusetts. — Map (db m85499) HM
Massachusetts (Plymouth County), Norwell — Nathan Cushing
Site of the home of Nathan Cushing Judge of Admiralty in the Revolution Judge of Supreme Court of Massachusetts 1789–1810 State Councilor 1779–1780  1802–1807 Dec 13, 1780 the council ordered that Nathan Cushing Esq be . . . — Map (db m50357) HM
Massachusetts (Plymouth County), Plymouth — Alexander Scammell
Alexander Scammell 1747 -- 1781 Teacher Soldier Patriot He taught the public school on this site Colonel and Adjutant General in the Continental Army mortally wounded at Yorktown This memorial dedicated by the General . . . — Map (db m73209) HM WM
Massachusetts (Plymouth County), Plymouth — Gurnet Fortifications
In 1776 an earthwork fort was erected at the gurnet for the protection of Plymouth Harbor. It mounted six cannons and was manned by militiamen from Plymouth, Kingston, Duxbury and nearby towns. The first lighthouse, built in 1768, stood alongside . . . — Map (db m107428) HM
Massachusetts (Plymouth County), Plymouth — James Warren1726 - 1808
. . . — Map (db m107455) HM
Massachusetts (Plymouth County), Scituate — First Training Field1636
Train bands and later militia trained on this field to serve in the King Philip’s War, Revolutionary War and Civil War. — Map (db m42807) HM
Massachusetts (Plymouth County), Wareham — Wareham War Memorial
Erected by the Town of Wareham in memory of her loyal sons 1904

There are also 5 panels of inscribed names — Map (db m85572) WM

Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Boston — A Riot, the Massacre, and the Tea Party
From 1769-1776 Boston was the flashpoint for events leading up to the American Revolution. On February 22, 1770, a crowd gathered around the house and shop of a Tory sympathizer and customs agent, Ebenezer Richardson. When they started pelting the . . . — Map (db m18766) HM
Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Boston — American Redoubts
Location of the American Redoubts on Dorchester Heights which compelled the evacuation of Boston by the British Army March 17 – 1776. — Map (db m17960) HM
Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Boston — Benjamin Franklin
Front of Monument: Born in Boston, 17 January, 1706. Died in Philadelphia, 17 April, 1790. Right Side of Monument: Treaty of Peace and Independence 3 September, 1783 Rear of Monument: Eripuit Colo Tulmen Sceptrumque Tyrannis. Left . . . — Map (db m18506) HM
Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Boston — Boston CommonFounded 1634
Neighborhood of Revolution “Paul Revere . . . started on a ride which, in a way has never ended.” - Esther Forbes, author of the classic study, Paul Revere and the World He Lived In In the course of just two pivotal days . . . — Map (db m19101) HM
Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Boston — Boston CommonFounded 1634
The Common an Historic Overview In 1634, only four years after John Winthrop and the Puritans of the Massachusetts Bay Colony settled the Shawmut Peninsula and created the town of Boston, these colonists bought a 48-acre tract of land on the . . . — Map (db m19160) HM
Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Boston — Breed’s Hill
--------------- Site of the Battle of Bunker Hill fought June 17, 1775 --------------- Although orders were issued by the Committee of Safety to seize and fortify Bunker Hill the colonial officers after consultation fortified this hill on June 16, . . . — Map (db m17974) HM
Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Boston — Bunker Hill Monument
“Don’t fire ‘til you see the whites of their eyes.” The Battle of Bunker Hill, fought here on Breed’s Hill, June 17, 1775, was the first major military confrontation of the Revolutionary War. Although the British won the . . . — Map (db m18094) HM
Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Boston — Captain John Pulling Jr.
Merchant Vestryman and Compatriot of Paul Revere on April 18, 1775 called Robert Newman from his house on Salem St. to Christ church and lest the British disturb him, locked the church doors from outside while the lanterns were being . . . — Map (db m115353) HM
Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Boston — Commodore John Barry“Father of the American Navy”
Born in Wexford Ireland 1745 Died in Philadelphia 1803 Received first commission from the Continental Congress to command the Lexington 1775 Sailed from Boston on the Raleigh 1778 Acclaimed in Boston in 1780 for victories on the Alliance Appointed . . . — Map (db m41561) HM

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