Side Trips from Boston Sights

Hancock-Clarke House

  • 36 Hancock St. Map It
  • Lexington
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Published 07/14/2016

Fodor's Review

On April 18, 1775, Paul Revere came here to warn patriots John Hancock and Sam Adams (who were staying at the house while attending the Provincial Congress in nearby Concord) of the advance of British troops. Hancock and Adams, on whose heads the British king had put a price, fled to avoid capture. The house, a parsonage built in 1698, is a 10-minute walk from Lexington Common. Inside are the pistols of the British major John Pitcairn, as well as period furnishings and portraits.

Sight Information

Address:

36 Hancock St., Lexington, Massachusetts, 02420, USA

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Phone:

781-862–1703

Sight Details:

  • $8; $15 combination ticket includes Buckman Tavern and Munroe Tavern
  • Apr. 11–May 25, weekends 10–4; May 26–Nov. 1, daily 10–4

Published 07/14/2016

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