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Lexington Minuteman Statue, Lexington, Mass.
Lexington Minuteman Statue.
Article, photo by Eric Hurwitz
created for VisitingNewEngland.com on 9/23/2021. Find us on Twitter: @newenglandinfo
The Lexington Minuteman statue is
located at the famous Lexington Battle Green in the heart of beautiful,
historic downtown Lexington, Mass. This sculpture of Capt. John Parker
is known as one of the United States' true landmarks, in memory of our country's quest
for independence. Parker commanded the Lexington, Patriot, colonial militia at the Battle of Lexington on April 19, 1775.
Today, the statue stands tall as part of Lexington's impressive
retaining of history, including the Lexington Battle Green,
Revolutionary Monument, Old Burying Ground and pre-Revolutionary War
buildings remarkable preserved -- the Buckman Tavern, Munroe Tavern and
Hancock-Clarke House. Lexington Minuteman National Park, with over 900
acres of open land, has original parts of the Battle Road used on April
While history permeates the Lexington way of life, there's also enough
21st century offerings to make this well-known town a complete tourist
destination. The brick downtown sidewalks lead to fine restaurants,
coffee shops, arts and crafts stores and fine walking neighborhoods
with incredibly "American" large older homes -- much like its
neighboring equally famous town, Concord.
All in all, a must-see part of your New England travels!
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Short history lesson on Concord's Old North Bridge:
This is where local Minutemen experienced its first American
Revolutionary War victory by forcing the British to retreat back to
Boston on April 19, 1775. The North Bridge location is famous for the
"shot heard around the world." Today, the North Bridge seems more like
a peaceful walker's oasis with the placid Concord River, fields of
flowers and big old trees along a quiet country path leading to "secret
Where to stay in Lexington/Concord? Check out Concord's Colonial Inn.
Looking for a great place to eat in
Lexington/Concord? Main Streets Market & Cafe is definitely your place.
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