"Have fun history-ing!"
Lexington & Concord
August 14, 2014
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We drove out of Boston through Cambridge
and into Lexington -- not exactly the same
route that those 700 Redcoats marched early
in the morning of April 19, 1775, but pretty
I knew it was coming, but I was still kind
of surprised when we came up on Lexington Green
and the statue of the minuteman facing us,
right where those farmer-militia provincials
faced several hundred ornery British soldiers
who had been marching all night.
We parked right by Buckman's Tavern, where the
gunpowder was doled out to the militiamen. The
ladies headed out to find a good place for dinner
while I headed across the street to the Green.
"Have fun history-ing," Ellie called as I ran off.
After our Thai dinner, we drove on westward and
reached the Old North Bridge in Concord, just