Leslie's RetreatIn the revolution the first armed resistance to the Royal authority was made at this bridge 26 Feb. 1775 by the people of Salem. The advance of 300 British troops, led by Lt. Col. Leslie and sent by Gen. Gage to seize munitions of war, was here arrested.
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|Date Added||Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 6:48pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||19T E 343966 N 4709799|
|Decimal Degrees||42.52483333, -70.89971667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 42° 31.49', W 70° 53.983'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||42° 31' 29.40" N, 70° 53' 58.98" W|
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|Area Code(s)||978, 781, 617|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1 Commercial St, Salem MA 01970, US|
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