Last updated: 8/27/2008
Arlington, Massachusetts
Address
7 Jason Street
Arlington, MA 02476
Hours
Mid April - October
Sunday, Saturday1 PM - 4 PM
Also open by appointment
Admissions
Adults: $3.00, Children: $1.00
Services
Gift Shop
Staff
Doreen Stevens, Museum Administrator
phone: 781-648-4300
Rina Summers, Administrative Assistant
phone: 781-648-4300
Description

The Jason Russell House, built in 1740, still bears bullet holes as the site of bloody fighting on the first day of the American Revolution. British soldiers, in retreat from Lexington and Concord, shot and bayoneted Jason Russell on his own doorstep. Eleven other area Minute Men, who had gathered in Arlington, due to its strategic location, also lost their lives here in the April 19, 1775 skirmish.

Governance

Arlington Historical Society

Services

Gift Shop

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