Jason Russell and His House in Menotomy

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1964

GUSN

GUSN-169742

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Description

Jason Russell's house in what is now Arlington, Mass., was the site of the bloodiest skirmish of the first day of the Revolutionary War on April 19, 1775. The house, which has seen multiple additions since it was first built, still has bullet holes in its walls of the best room, entryway and hallway.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 118

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1964.055.198.001

Abstract

Jason Russell's house in what is now Arlington, Mass., was the site of the bloodiest skirmish of the first day of the Revolutionary War on April 19, 1775. The house, which has seen multiple additions since it was first built, still has bullet holes in its walls of the best room, entryway and hallway.

Date Notes

Volume 55, Number 198 (Fall, 1964)

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Record Details

Originator

Robert Harrington Nylander (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1964). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England