Buckman Tavern 1 Bedford St, Lexington, MA02420 The Buckman Tavern is located at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue at the Battle Green in Lexington Center. Built…More around 1710, Buckman Tavern is a historic landmark operated by the Lexington Historical Society. It was famous for being the gathering place for many of the minutemen who would later fight the British on the Lexington Battle Green. It is open for tours on a seasonal basis and also has a gift shop.
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.
Lexington Visitors Center 1875 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA02420 The Lexington Chamber of Commerce operates a seven-day-a-week, year-round Visitors Center facility, located opposite the…More Minuteman Statue and historic Lexington Battle Green. More than 100,000 visitors pass through the center annually.
Hancock-Clarke Parsonage 36 Hancock St, Lexington, MA02420 Built in 1737, the Hancock-Clarke Parsonage is a historic landmark operated by the Lexington Historical Society. It is…More one of the several sites the society is responsible for. The Hancock-Clarke House is famously the location where John Hancock and Samuel Adams stayed when Paul Revere arrived on his famous ride to warn them of the British troops on the way to Lexington.
CVS Pharmacy 1735 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA02420 CVS Pharmacy is located in the middle of Lexington Center. Its hard to miss, with great photos of historical Lexington…More in the front window. CVS is a large, well-stocked drug store and pharmacy, along with a photo processing lab.
Lexington Christian Academy 48 Bartlett Ave, Lexington, MA02420 First launched in a rented space above a Boston bowling alley in the 1940s, the Lexington Christian Academy now serves…More more than 300 students in grades six through 12 at its 30-acre campus near the Arlington border. The school's mission is to "educate young men and women in the arts and sciences in the context of a complete commitment to the historic Christian faith."
Lester E. Savage Real Estate 9 Meriam St, Lexington, MA02420 Lester E. Savage Real Estate is located on the first floor of the office building at 9 Meriam St. This is just off…More Massachusetts Avenue in Lexington Center. This company has been in business since 1963 and under the present management since 1983. It is a full service real estate agency. It is also family-owned and operated and owned by a Lexington resident. Lester E. Savage looks forward to meeting you and assisting you in finding property in Lexington or an adjacent town. It also believe it is very important to support the local community. The owner is a past president of the Lexington Historical Society and involved in the Lexington Educational Fund (LEF).
Lexington Depot 13 Depot Sq, Lexington, MA02420 The Lexington Depot was built in 1847 and was recently renovated. It is operated by the Lexington Historical Society. It…More used to be the train station for the line that ran to and from Boston. The path of the line itself is now the Minuteman Bikeway. The Depot is not open to the public, but can be rented for private functions of up to 100 people. Contact the society for more information. There is also a town-operated parking lot located behind the building, which can be used for event parking.
Grant Cole Realtors 52 Waltham St, Lexington, MA02421 Grant Cole Realtors office is set back behind 52 Waltham St. near the corner of Massachusetts Avenue in Lexington…More Center. Free parking is available to clients in the parking lot. In business for over 60 years, it is one of the oldest real state agencies in Lexington. In addition to being owned by a local resident, it is also one of the only independent agencies in town. Grant Cole Realtors staff of about 14 agents is ready to assist you in finding the best property to meet your individual needs in Lexington or a surrounding community. It also believes it is very important to support the local community. It is a member of the local Chamber of Commerce and the Lexington Historical Society.
Lexington Auto Service is located at Mass Avenue and Maple Street. The present owner has been here since 1982 and the…More station itself has been doing repairs since the 1920s. In addition to selling gas and doing car repairs, it also does state inspections and sells used cars.
The building itself is famous because when it was a Shell station, it was built to conform to local historical standards. It was then featured in a nationwide Shell advertising campaign.
Vail's Studio is tucked away in a shopping complex on Bedford Street. The owner has been a hair stylist for more than…More 45 years and has been at this location for the past 17. Several of Vail's customers have been visiting his studio for years and are not only happy with his work but would gladly recommend his hair salon to friends and acquaintances.
Vail's Studio is involved in the local Lexington community, the owner being a member of the Rotary Club and a board member of the Lexington Historical Society.
The Old Burial Ground is a key stop on many historical tours through Lexington. The cemetery dates back to the 1690's…More and is filled with rows of thin headstones, many chiseled with dates from around the time of the Revolutionary War. Among those buried in the cemetery is the captain of the Lexington militia, who fought in a skirmish with British soldiers at the nearby Battle Green in 1775.
The cemetery is maintained by the town's Department of Public Works.
The Lexington Council of the Knights of Columbus is located on Bedford Street, midway between Route 128 and the…More Historic Lexington Battle Green. The Council was chartered in 1894.
The Knights of Columbus is a members-only Catholic men's charitable organization. It has approximately 250 members. This charter supports both local and national charitable organizations. It also owns Heritage Hall, which is available for rental by the general public.
Bowman School 9 Philip Rd, Lexington, MA02421 Named after Nathaniel Bowman, the first of a historic Lexington family to settle in the area, the Bowman School is…More located near the Concord Turnpike and serves around 480 students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Mary Anton-Oldenburg serves as the school's principal.
Munroe Tavern P.O. Box 514, Lexington, MA02420 Operated by the Lexington Historical Society, the Munroe Tavern is located one mile east of Lexington Common on…More Massachusetts Avenue. Built around 1695, the tavern is named after William Munroe, orderly sergeant of Captain Parker's minuteman company in 1775. Munroe served as tavern proprietor from 1770 to 1827. Many family articles from this period are on display in the tavern, including an eighteenth century tavern sign and a fine wooden tricorn hat box dating from the Revolutionary period. President Washington dined at the Munroe Tavern when he visited the Lexington battlefield in 1789. An upstairs room contains the table at which Washington sat and the documents related to his trip.
Minute Man National Historical Park 758 Marrett Rd, Lexington, MA02421 Minute Man National Historical Park preserves the memory of the beginning of the Revolutionary War, providing…More educational programming and access to historical sites for its visitors. The park offers a five mile-long trail that visitors can hike along while learning about its history, an old tavern that features Ranger Education programs and many other historical buildings. A full schedule of the park's events can be viewed on the website, and reservations are recommended for groups of more than 15 people.