Welcome to The Lexington Minute Men
LMM Adjutant Notes
Schedule of Upcoming Events
1. Jan. 23rd– Second drill for Patriots Day
9:00 AM at St B's
2. Jan 30th - IncrediBrew - Colonial Kit
We have scheduled our second brewing, we will be brewing beer, wine and soda!
Includes 2 batches of beer, one batch of wine, one batch of soda!
We are offering 12 Shares at $57.00 ea.
Includes 12 bottles of beer, 2 bottles of wine, 5 bottles of soda…good deal!
Three sets of labels designed by John K.
All drills and Reenactment Rehearsal dates all set, dates to be issued at monthly meeting!
Patriots' Day in Lexington
Patriots' Day commemorates the Battle of Lexington on April 19, 1775. Since 1969 this day has been observed on the third Monday in April.
In 2016, Patriots' Day will be observed on Monday April 18, 2016. The re-enactment of the Battle of Lexington will be held on the Lexington Green starting at 5:30am, the time of the original battle. This year the Patriot's Day Parade will also be held on Monday, April 18th starting at 2pm.
The Dress Rehearsal for the Battle of Lexington reenactment will be Sunday, April 3rd at 2:00 pm on the Battle Green, Lexington Center. This is the dress rehearsal for the Patriots Day reenactment of the skirmish of April 19. 1775. Rain date: Saturday, April 9th at 2:00 pm
Patriots' Day is observed over a period of days before, on, and after the third Monday in April, with The Lexington Minute Men involved in the re-enactment and the Patriots' Day Parade. In Lexington we celebrate this day in high fashion with the reenactment of the Battle accompanied by civic events both before and after the reenactment. It is traditionally the beginning of the year for tourist activities in Lexington.
An excellent listing of all of the day's events in Lexington can be found at the Lexington Historical Society's Patriots' Day in Lexington web page. A listing of all of the events in the communities surrounding the Battle Road can be found at the Battle Road web site
Want to be a Minute Man?
We are currently recruiting new members for The Lexington Minute Men. Come and discover the fun and comradeship we share in volunteering to honor America's Revolutionary History through re-enactments, drills, and parades. Click for more information.
Featured Minute Man
John Chandler was born in Concord, MA on Nov 26, 1731 to Samuel and Dinah Chandler. He was the oldest son and second oldest child. He grew up in the part of Concord that became Lincoln . This seems clear, because when he married Beulah Merriam in 1757 he had been a resident of Lincoln for only 3 years. Beulah Merriam was from Lexington and after their marriage John Chandler settled in Lexington. He became a farmer and a prominent member of the community.
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