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Lexington Green

Bedford St, Lexington, MA 02173
+1 781-861-2758
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Site of the first battle between the Minutemen and the Redcoats during the Revolutionary War.
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  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
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Bedford St, Lexington, MA 02173
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This green space is on a round about near the visitor center, Buckman Tavern and other historic sights. The memorial holding remains of minutemen and commemorating the shot starting the Revolutionary War. Period costume people were there when were.

Thank jbwhitehouse
Reviewed 6 days ago

Walk around this small park-like area and get a sense of what it might have been like for the Minutemen on April 19th. There are placards and signage to read about some of the areas. If you go into the visitor center located on the...More

Thank dimooreSeattle_WA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was super helpful to have a guide in period costume talk us through the historical significance of the memorials and plaques that we were seeing! Stop first in the Visitor's Center across the street to pick up a pamphlet with information.

1  Thank LovingNewAdventures
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 45 minutes at the Lexington Green. We had wanted to see The Minuteman statue. Daniel Chester French lived in the Berkshires and did much of his work there. The Minuteman is one of his most famous, after The Lincoln Memorial. It is a...More

Thank Steambush
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up in Lexington before the suv's and the entitlements and the phoniness and house prices that start at a $1,000,000 when there were rentals and bohemians and artists could live here but still for a visit I feel like a ghost nice clean...More

Thank LOVEBABAHARIDEVA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A guide from the Tavern gave our group some information and background about the Green, which helped set up what it would have been like during the battle. Without him, it would have been less interesting and more or less just a park.

Thank JadeKatCos
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This is the story of our country. Paul Revere...Patriots.....these men had the idea that we should be free from England, and they were brave enough to start the revolution. You can see where this idea became real right here on the green at Lexington. If...More

Thank Tommy W
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We planned for almost a year to attend the Revolutionary War events in Lexington & Concord. We enjoyed the reenactment of Paul Revere's arrival and the staging of the first battle on Lexington Green was worth the effort. A great getaway too if you don't...More

Thank conline
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

I was excited to see where the "Shot heard around the world" occurred but actually drove by it a couple times before realizing hey, this grassy area and (not very big) statue is it. Speaking for myself, I think this important historical site warrants a...More

Thank Tennessean4Life
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

This is a place I pass when I'm out plowing snow storms. Great In the summer to get some ranc's ice cream on mass ave and walk around this historic village

Thank GuySBosMia
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Ziggy A
12 July 2017|
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Response from carolinacouple_10 | Reviewed this property |
For us an hour was just about right.
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Tom R
15 April 2017|
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Response from Mark G | Reviewed this property |
Arrive by 5am. Park on Forest st.,or near stop&shop on Bedford st. Pancake Beakfast at the Mason hall on Hancock. Bring a free standing ladder to insure s good view Maybe the Minutemen will win this year!😀
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