Battle Green, behind the Minuteman statue at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Bedford Street, is where the first shots of the American Revolution were fired on April 19, 1775.
In addition to the Minuteman statute, there is a Revolutionary War Monument at Battle Green, marking the burial site of the men who died on April 19, 1775.
Nearby are the historic Munroe Tavern, Old Burial Ground, Old Belfry and the Lexington Visitors Center.
- Parking: On-street: free, On-street: metered
- Are there any interesting facts about this location?: The first shots of the American Revolution were fired here, on April 19, 1775.
- Features: Benches