Welcome to The Lexington Minute Men
LMM Adjutant Notes
Schedule of Upcoming Events for
May 18, Thursday, Past Captain’s Dinner, 6:30 PM; Rick Beyer, 7:00 PM; the first part of this meeting will be open to spouses if anyone is interested in hearing Rick discuss his new book on Hamilton and Burr.
May 19-21, Friday, Saturday, & Sunday: Escape from Boston @ Spencer Pierce-Little Farm, Newbury MA – Simon Hunt’s – Run by Historic New England.
June 5, Monday; June Day, Lunch at 11:00 AM, Parade step off at 12:30 PM; Dress Uniform; firing during parade; Black Tie dinner 7:30 PM.
June 10, Saturday, Gaspee Days Parade, 10:00 AM start.
June 17-22, Sail Boston…(more details to follow)
Saturday 6/17- Fish Pier Parade of Sail – Boston Fish Pier 9:00am-12:00pm
Sunday 6/18-Captains Reception – State House 4:30pm-6:00pm
Monday 6/19 – Crew Parade – Starts at the Blue Hill Bank Pavilion and ends in Downtown Crossing 11:00am-1:00pm
Tuesday 6/20 – Sunset Salute - Charlestown Navy Yard 7:00pm-9:00pm
June 21, Wednesday; NXTevent JFK Library 6:30 PM; fife and drum corps and Color Guard and Muskets.
July 4, Tuesday; Chelmsford Parade, in place by 9:00 AM, Parade starts at 10:00 AM.
July 27, Thursday; Hanscom Heros, lunch at 11:00 AM and the parade at 12:15 PM, need flags, music, and muskets.
July 12, 19 or 21 TBD, LMM for Saugus 5th grade summer reading program about the Rev War; Saugus Library or Iron Works TBD. Need 2-4 LMM
August 5 & 6, OSV Redcoats and Rebels.
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 2017, Patriots' Day will be observed on Monday April 17, 2017. 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 17th starting at 2:00 pm.
The Dress Rehearsal for the Battle of Lexington reenactment will be Sunday, April 2rd 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 8th 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.
Patriots Day 2017