Lexington and Concord

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Noun1.Lexington and Concord - the first battle of the American Revolution (April 19, 1775)
American Revolution, American Revolutionary War, American War of Independence, War of American Independence - the revolution of the American Colonies against Great Britain; 1775-1783
Bay State, Massachusetts, Old Colony, MA - a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
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Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian David Hackett Fischer added his voice to the proceedings by explaining the role of Parker's Revenge in the context of the better known Battles of Lexington and Concord.
But this Monday in Massachusetts is also Patriot's Day, when we pause to remember the start of the American Revolution with the battles of Lexington and Concord on April 19, 1775.
Monday, 21 April is Patriot's Day, which commemorates the battles of Lexington and Concord fought near Boston in 1775.
He was glorified after his death for his role as a messenger in the battles of Lexington and Concord, and Revere's 'midnight ride', when he warned revolution leaders of their impending arrest by the British, is still a poweful symbol of patriotism in the US.