Historical Marker

A stone tablet visible to passing motorists, perhaps retreating from Lexington themselves, summarizes the events that transpired during the opening moments of the revolutionary war at Jason Russell's house. May 28, 2014.

A stone tablet visible to passing motorists, perhaps retreating from Lexington themselves, summarizes the events that transpired during the opening moments of the revolutionary war at Jason Russell’s house.
May 28, 2014.

Uncle Sam Plaza

Selectman Joe Curro, foreground, looks up as a new sign is revealed marking Uncle Sam Plaza during Town Day festivities. Others in attendance included State Senator Ken Donnelly, State Representative Sean Garballey, and U.S. Representative candidates Middlesex Sheriff Peter Koutoujian, and State Senator Will Brownsberger.

Selectman Joe Curro, foreground, looks up as a new sign is revealed marking Uncle Sam Plaza during Town Day festivities. Others in attendance included State Senator Ken Donnelly, State Representative Sean Garballey, and U.S. Representative candidates Middlesex Sheriff Peter Koutoujian, and State Senator Will Brownsberger.
September 21, 2013.

McGurl Square

A plaque at the intersection of Brattle and Summer Streets remembers Lt. Eugene F. McGurl, a navigator in the famous "Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo" Doolittle bombing raids. Lt. McGurl was killed in action when his bomber crashed in the Himalayas on February 8, 1942 after a successful raid in Burma. His name can be found in the Manilla American Cemetery and Memorial in the Philippines on the Tablets of the Missing. February 1, 2012.