Christopher Kauffman, MA
Buckman Tavern and Lexington Green, Lexington Historical Society, Lexington, Massachusetts
Buckman Tavern, Built in 1710, this central tavern on Lexington Green was a gathering place for both locals and travelers and the site of many important town meetings. Captain Parker and his militia gathered in this tavern in the early morning hours of April 19, 1775, to await the oncoming British Redcoat troops.
Christopher Kauffman, MA, is Education and Interpretation Manager at the Lexington Historical Society.