Old Burial Ground Tribute

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The Lincoln Minute Men will assemble at the Pierce House and at 2:30 pm march to the Town Cemetery on Lexington Road. The Minute Men will be accompanied by clergy, honored guests, and a contingent of British Regulars accompanied by a bagpiper. At 3:00 pm, there will be gravesite ceremonies honoring both the Lincoln patriots of the Revolution and the five British soldiers who were killed in Lincoln on April 19, 1775, and buried there. The ceremonies will include prayer, a commemorative speech, colonial music, and musket salutes. Following the ceremonies, the Minute Men and their guests will march back to the Pierce House, where refreshments will be served at 4 pm to all, courtesy of the Lincoln Historical Society.

For further information, contact the Lincoln Minute Men at press@lincolnminutemen.org.

See also: The History List Guide to Patriots' Day, including the complete list of activities before, during, and after Patriots' Day.