Lexington Historical Society P.O. Box 514, Lexington, MA02420 The Lexington Historical Society is an organization that preserves the history of Lexington, specifically the role the…More town played at the beginning of the American Revolution. The Society operates various museums, including the Hancock-Clarke House, Buckman Tavern and Munroe Tavern. Guided tours are available at these museum houses; check the website for hours for each. The society also operates the Lexington Depot, a space that hosts educational programs throughout the year. The Depot is available to rent.
Battle Green Massachusetts Ave & Bedford St, Lexington, MA02421
Battle Green, behind the Minuteman statue at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Bedford Street, is where…More 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.