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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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  • Poor1%
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“battle green” (21 reviews)
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Bedford St, Lexington, MA 02173
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"green space"
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"across the street"
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"buckman tavern"
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"open space"
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"nice town"
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

To be at the place where our country started when 77 minute men stood against 900+ highly trained British soldiers is awe inspiring and mind boggling. Gerry in the visitor center is an excellent source of information on the battle and local attractions. This is...More

Thank KWindham
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Don't wait til Patriot's Day in April to come to Lexington, MA. The history of the US was started on the Lexington green.

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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

We went to Lexington Green while in the Boston area for Thanksgiving weekend. The weather was perfect. The Christmas decorations were going up and we all enjoyed the history of Buckman’s Tavern. For our children born in the West it was a good education. Wonderful...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Maybe the single most important place in American history. The men killed there were reinterred in the green in the early 1800s. Really nice place. Very small. Your biggest problem will just be finding it in general and the parking. The visitor center is across...More

Thank eja117
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Not really much to see but more than meets the eye. But Mary the tour guide was there dressed in period garb and she was fabulous. So much interesting history to share. After spending 20 minutes with her we learned the history of the start...More

Thank S A
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

If you have any interest in American History this place is a must. Why would anyone touring Lexington not visit it? The Minuteman statue, the memorial, etc. It's easy to reach and there is no cost involved.

Thank Trup
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

You can walk around the Lexington Green at any time of the day, but you should try to go by when the visitor center is open as they have a free map that helps you see all of the places of importance. There are several...More

Thank Roberta B
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

One of our stops on our New England Tour Lexington's Battle Green. Although the rain prevented us from seeing the entire site, we did see enough to appreciate the history of the Minutemen and their first Revolutionary battle and where "the shot heard around the...More

Thank Fred M
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Start with the statue of Captain John Parker and find a local guide usually dressed in late 18th Century garb to walk you around. Leave them a tip afterwards. Visit the cemetery in back of the church where Captain Parker and one British soldier are...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

If you are interested in the history of the Revolution, then it is worthwhile to come here. Although there is not a lot to "see", it is eye-opening to look at the space where this battle occurred, and to see the historic buildings that are...More

Thank Rosemary W
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Ziggy A
12 July 2017|
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Response from conline | Reviewed this property |
In addition to the Green, Lexington has three historic sites you can tour (the group ticket for all 3 sites is $15) and you can walk between each: Hancock Clarke House, Buckman Tavern and Monroe Tavern. We spent a whole day... More
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Tom R
15 April 2017|
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Response from Carlene L | Reviewed this property |
I apologize for the delay in answering... My trip was just for the afternoon during the week, it was a state holiday and not mean people were about. I parked down by the police station and walked to the green. I eat at the... More
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