7 Jason Street
Arlington, MA 02476
Mid April - October
|Sunday, Saturday||1 PM - 4 PM|
Also open by appointment
Adults: $3.00, Children: $1.00
Doreen Stevens, Museum Administrator
Rina Summers, Administrative Assistant
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.
Arlington Historical Society
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