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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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Bedford St, Lexington, MA 02173
+1 781-861-2758
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A guide from the Tavern gave our group some information and background about the Green, which helped set up what it would have been like during the battle. Without him, it would have been less interesting and more or less just a park.

Thank JadeKatCos
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the story of our country. Paul Revere...Patriots.....these men had the idea that we should be free from England, and they were brave enough to start the revolution. You can see where this idea became real right here on the green at Lexington. If...More

Thank Tommy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We planned for almost a year to attend the Revolutionary War events in Lexington & Concord. We enjoyed the reenactment of Paul Revere's arrival and the staging of the first battle on Lexington Green was worth the effort. A great getaway too if you don't...More

Thank conline
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was excited to see where the "Shot heard around the world" occurred but actually drove by it a couple times before realizing hey, this grassy area and (not very big) statue is it. Speaking for myself, I think this important historical site warrants a...More

Thank Tennessean4Life
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a place I pass when I'm out plowing snow storms. Great In the summer to get some ranc's ice cream on mass ave and walk around this historic village

Thank GuySBosMia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour guide told us many great stories and gave us a real life account of what really happened that day in history!!

Thank cmgdesign
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is probably one of the most important spot in the most important events in our history. To actually be where the opening shot to place that led to the American Revolutionary War is unforgettable. We stopped here on a great tour of the area...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful time and well kept. Definitely worth the visit. Loved the tavern tour. Guide very knowledgeable

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We drove to Lexington after spending a day in Boston. While there, we met a gentleman named George who was dressed like a minuteman. He asked if we wanted a tour of the green - little did we know that George has written several books...More

Thank applepi2017
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Not much to see except for the historic aspects which are noted with plaques and statues. Come to soak it in!

Thank suebob29
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Tom R
Considering a visit to watch the battle reenactment. Tips please on when to arrive for optimal spot, parking, breakfast after etc.. driving up from South Boston
15 April 2017|
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Response from Mark G | Reviewed this property |
Arrive by 5am. Park on Forest st.,or near stop&shop on Bedford st. Pancake Beakfast at the Mason hall on Hancock. Bring a free standing ladder to insure s good view Maybe the Minutemen will win this year!😀