Old Belfry

Old Belfry (HMC4N)

Location: Lexington, MA 02421 Middlesex County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 26.896', W 71° 13.846'

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This belfry was erected on this hill in 1761 and removed to the Common in 1768. In it was hung the bell which rung out the alarm on the 19th of April 1775.

In 1797 it was removed to the Parker Homestead in the south part of the town.

In 1891 it was brought back to this hill by the Lexington Historical Society.

Destroyed by a gale 1909, rebuilt 1910.
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HM NumberHMC4N
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 12:24am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 316551 N 4701959
Decimal Degrees42.44826667, -71.23076667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 26.896', W 71° 13.846'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 26' 53.76" N, 71° 13' 50.76" W
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Area Code(s)617, 781
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5 Clarke St, Lexington MA 02421, US
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