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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Arlington, Massachusetts
Location of Arlington, Massachusetts
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|On this site
Arlington erected a standpipe
The Metropolitan Water Works
acquired the standpipe and
began to supply water to
From the standpipe were also supplied
The first standpipe . . . — — Map (db m50842) HM|
|The road to Captain Cooke’s grist mill, built in 1638; the first water mill in this vicinity. — — Map (db m43050) HM|
|Here stood Cooper’s Tavern, in which Jabez Wyman and Jason Winship were killed by the British April 19, 1775. — — Map (db m18137) HM|
|Site of the house of John Cutter. Set on fire during the British retreat, April 19, 1775. — — Map (db m18140) HM|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|In this neighborhood “The Foot of the Rocks” Henry Wellington, a commissioned officer of the War of 1812-14, and his wife Eliza Teele, natives of this town, made their home in 1819; in honor of his parents, and ancestors, this memorial . . . — — Map (db m18615) HM|
| “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|