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Record 312/746
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Collection Edwin B. Worthen Collection
Description Photo folder: BUCKMAN TAVERN, BEDFORD STREET

Buckman Tavern, One Bedford Street.

Photographs and negatives show the national historic landmark, significant in the Battle of Lexington and the Revolutionary War. The building faces Lexington Common.

A portion of the tavern was originally built around 1710 by Muzzey family. The tavern is known as the headquarters of the Minute Men as they awaited the British troops on April 19, 1775.

Exterior shots, all seasons including snow in winter. Photos show grounds, trees, with and without the wooden fence. At least one is hand-colored. They are taken from many different angles; however, most show the front of the house with the small attached structure. There are a few rear views from 1939.

About 31 photos
16 negatives

This is a folder-level record in Series 19. Lexington Properties and Landmarks.
Year Range from 1890
Year range to 1965
Object ID Worthen.19.111
Object Name Folder, File
People Buckman, John
Search Terms Buckman Tavern, Bedford Street #1
Bedford Street #1, Buckman Tavern
Subjects Historic houses
Historic sites
Taverns (Inns)
The Edwin B. Worthen Collection, Cary Memorial Library

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