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am - pm, Hartwell Tavern and Captain William Smith House (open until pm), "Life on the Battle Road - See where the Patriots spent their leisure time, and get a glimpse of what life was like in Massachusetts at the beginning of the American Revolution.
Both the tavern and the house date back to before 1775.
By the end of that first day, 49 Colonials and 73 British had been killed, with 173 wounded and missing.
2pm, Dress Rehearsal of the Lexington Skirmish on April 19, 1775 - Location: Battle Green, Lexington Center - The Lexington Minute Men hold their dress rehearsal for the Patriots Day (Monday, April 20) reenactment of the April 19, 1775 skirmish.
Good day to come if you want to see some action but avoid the bigger crowds.
Before heading out to any of these events, please be sure to use the links to information sources in the Essentials section to confirm dates/times.8am - 12 Noon - Living History Event: "Armed as According to Law" - Presentation by Minute Men NHP and Concord Museum, featuring Captain David Brown's Company at North Bridge in Concord - see a near-full-strength minute company of about 40 men demonstrate drills and musket firing.You can also stop by the Concord Museum (1pm-5pm) to see actual artifacts from 1775.Look for reenactors portraying Revere, Samuel Prescott, William Dawes, Mary Hartwell, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.Other reenactment units usually commemorate the event with fife and drum music, and a musket fire salute.