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Address: Bedford Street, Lexington, MA 02173
Phone Number: 781-861-2758
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Site of the first battle between the Minutemen and the Redcoats during the...

Site of the first battle between the Minutemen and the Redcoats during the Revolutionary War.

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It is grass. Non historical trees surround. But it is our humble history. Made more humble by the history of the massacre of ill fated American gun fans.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is grass. Non historical trees surround. But it is our humble history. Made more humble by the history of the massacre of ill fated American gun fans.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful spot to soak in the history of this critical spot. This area does not take longer than 30 minutes tidily explore.

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Oklahoma City, OK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A large "green" space in Lexington wher the American Revolution's first shots were fired. It is amazing to think of the history on this small piece of ground. It was even more powerful after watching the film at the Minuteman Visitors Center further toward Concord first.

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mankato, mn
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the most historic spots to visit. Really enjoyed walking around and seeing the monuments. Bought the 1 page (35 cents) description of the "shot heard round the world" and it described all we needed to know. Also, visited the cemetery and found it to be fascinating with all the different OLD graves which told their own story. Had... More 

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Bolton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

From an Englishmans point of view. My wife and I had heard about the first shots fired before the fight for independence but not much more. A trip to Lexington Green and visitors centre (across the street) gave us a great insight into what happened and why. Make sure you listen to the guide dressed in costum, he painted a... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Where it all began - a beautiful and historic place. Three buildings dating back to the battle in 1775 are still there, along with an interesting memorial. The local guide in Colonial costume, George, gave a fantastic tour - be sure to look for him.

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Western Mass
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

What's not to like about one of the most historic spots in American history. The place where it all began! Fantastic.

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Set in the center of Lexington, this is a large lawn of historical fame. It is lovely, restful, and perfect to walk around or just stop and sit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Lexington Green is an open space centrally located at one end of the downtown. It's easy to walk to, and take photographs of some historic markers. They're not as clear as I would expect, however they were quite good after visiting the Minuteman national historic site. There the video clarified exactly what happened between Lexington and Concord in the 1700s.

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

From Lexington Green the world heard the shot that started the American Revolution. On Patriots Day there is full scale reenactment that plays out the battle where the Regulars fire upon the Minutemen. You need to get up before 2 AM to be in the front row. Some folks even camp out all night. When the smoke clears and the... More 

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