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Record 24/746
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Collection Edwin B. Worthen Collection
Description Folder: MINUTEMAN STATUE (Hayes Memorial Fountain)

Minuteman Statue. Postcards, photographs and negatives of Minuteman Statue by Henry H. Kitson.

The statue is of Captain John Parker, commander of the minute men on Lexington Common, during the Battle of Lexington on Lexington Common on April 19, 1775. It was given to the Town of Lexington by Francis Brown Hayes and erected in 1899 to commemorate the minute men who served in this early battle of the Revolutionary War.

19 postcards,1900-1970. Some images are reprints.
6 black and white photos of Minuteman Statue
One negative

This is a folder-level record in Series 09. American Revolution: Monuments.
Year Range from 1900
Year range to 1966
Object ID Worthen.09.102
Object Name Folder, File
People Kitson, Henry Hudson
Parker, John
Search Terms American Revolution
Battle Green
Battle of Lexington commemorations
Hayes Memorial Fountain
Lexington Common
Minuteman Statue, Lexington
Subjects Battles
Monuments & memorials
Title MINUTEMAN STATUE (Hayes Memorial Fountain)
The Edwin B. Worthen Collection, Cary Memorial Library

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Last modified on: March 22, 2016