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Munroe Tavern
P.O. Box 514, Lexington, MA 02420
Operated by the Lexington Historical Society, the Munroe Tavern is located one mile east of Lexington Common onMore 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.
Lexington Historical Society
P.O. Box 514, Lexington, MA 02420
The Lexington Historical Society is an organization that preserves the history of Lexington, specifically the role theMore 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, MA 02421

Battle Green, behind the Minuteman statue at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Bedford Street, is whereMore 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.