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Address: Bedford St, Lexington, MA 02420-4403
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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American History Tour: Cambridge, Lexington and Concord Day Trip from Boston

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Walk Around Historic Lexington

It is a simple green space with a few markers. It is beautiful primarily due to the ancient trees on the green. It is a pleasant walk around the green with old homes and chuches... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a simple green space with a few markers. It is beautiful primarily due to the ancient trees on the green. It is a pleasant walk around the green with old homes and chuches surrounding it.

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Pepperell, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Lexington Battle Green is a large green space with several monuments, fronted by the famous Minuteman statue. Several colonial-era houses stand nearby, as well as historic Buckman Tavern. In the summer, there's a docent in historical garb to answer questions. Some people are disappointed that there isn't more here. It's not an "attraction." It's a place where something incredibly... More 

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Feltham, Middlesex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth a look , bit of history . Lots of other parts to visit and good value! Recommend going if u on holiday in Boston !! Best when not raining

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Sevierville, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The weight of history is overwhelming here. As a student of History, this is one of the most historic places in all of world history. It's when the British first shot American patriots. In the back, on their march to Concord, where the American militia shot back. Independence had not yet been declared, but from this day, April 19, 1775,... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On April 19, 1775, the British Regulars having arrived at Lexington at 5 am and after a nights march from Boston moved against the 77 Minute Men who had gathered on the green to confront but not fight the British. Captain John Parker led his men in a skirmish line. A shot was fired and as the Minute Men attempted... More 

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Stratham, New Hampshire, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are free guides who can give you a five or a twenty minute talk. Or you can just wander around on your own and consider the history.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there this afternoon. It was nice to have a young docent in historical garb take us around the small green and explain the various monuments and what the people of the town want to emphasize about their history. Then you are within walking distance of the visitor's center and many of the historical houses where you can fill in... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are Patriots. To just imagine the day, April 19, 1775 is beyond comprehension but we just reveled in the moment of the time, it was amazing. Thank you!

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Boston, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very Historical area....near downtown Lexington and the Minute Man bicycle path. Loads of restaurants and places of interest in and near Lexington Center.....a great day trip!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is where it all began! I live just up the road, yet I enjoy the Patriot's Day festivities every year. There is something magical about being on the Green before sunrise for the annual reenactment of that first skirmish with the British. And even in full daylight, it's a nice spot to sit, reflect or rest.

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