Very nice public space in the center of town. Nice to walk around with friends or family. Nice place to have a picnic or just let the kids play in an open space. If you are lucky you'll get to talk to someone dressed up...More
About Lexington Green
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We stopped here to see the "Common" after completing a day at the Minuteman National Historic Park. Throughout the day we had heard about the initial event being at Lexington Green/Common so really wanted to see it. The Green is fairly small and appears just...More
The Lexington Green is the location where the British first fired on the colonists. This is a great place to stop for a rest break. The Revolutionary Monument is located here.
Large town center green big enough to picnic, throw a ball, have some fun with dog, children and, on the right day, with historic ambiance: tours, individuals dressed in period clothing, etc. Not far from Buckman Tavern and the Visitor's Center.
We met a very charming young lady named Emma. She was in period costume and gave us a very interesting tour of the Common. We could practacly see the battle. Being English, it was good to hear the "other" sides point of view. A very...More
This is the site where the British first fired on the colonists just prior to the start of the Revolutionary War. It is well appointed with statues and monuments dedicated to the various events important to that fateful day. We even found a painted rock...More
This is a rather small area, but historic. A guide came up to us and told us a bit of history about each monument, which was helpful. My husband is more interested in history, and he liked it. This can be a nice, quick stop.
The Lexington green and surrounding place cater to history seekers and provide a lot of useful free information. The town is organized and easy to explore. I would begin by visiting the information center first. The gift shop at the tavern is cool... the tavern...More
This is much smaller than the battlefield at Concord, but it's still very beautiful. It also doesn't have the same reverent feeling that exists out there, but that's probably because it's in the middle of a bustling area. There is a minuteman statue and a...More