The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, April 5, 2002


Patriots Day events

This is a summary of selected area events. Details of these and many more events can be found on the following web sites:

Saturday April 6

10 a.m. Bedford Pole Capping.

Junction of Routes 62, 4 and 225, west of Bedford Center.

1:30 p.m. Meriam's Corner Commemorative Ceremony at the corner of Old Bedford Rd. and Lexington Road, in Concord.

Saturday April 13

9:00 a.m. Meriam's Corner Re-enactment. at McHugh Field on Old Bedford Road in Concord near Meriam's corner.

12:00 p.m. Commemorative Ceremony at Bloody Angle at Hartwell Tavern Area of the Minuteman National Historic Park, off Route 2A in Lincoln.

2:30 p.m. Ceremony at Trainer Field remembering Parker's revenge near Minuteman Visitor Center, Route 2A in Lexington.

7:00, 7;30, and 8:00 p.m. Candlelit Living History Program ­ "Battle Road Heros." Meet guides at the Hartwell Tavern parking area on Route 2A in Lincoln.

Sunday April 14

12:15 p.m., Fife and Drum Tattoo parade.

Hastings Park to Lexington Battle Green in Lexington center.

1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Fife and Drum Tattoo on Lexington Battle Green. Perfomances by fife and drum groups.

11:00 p.m. Midnight Ride of Paul Revere. Paul Revere arrives at the Hancock-Clarke House on Hancock street near the Battle Green in Lexington center.

Monday April 15

5:30 a.m. Reenactment of the Battle of Lexington at Lexington Battle Green in Lexington center.

6:45 a.m. Carlisle Patriots Day activities begin at the flagpole on the Town Green in Carlisle. March to Concord begins at 7:15 a.m.

9:00 a.m. Concord Patriots Day parade begins. Parade route goes through Concord center, up Liberty Street, across the Old North Bridge (where Carlisle Minutemen and others join in), down Monument Street and back through the center, ending at the Hunt Gym.

2:00 p.m. Lexington Patriots Day Parade. In Lexinton center.

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