American Revolutionary War Facts

Battles of Lexington and Concord

Armed Colonist at Lexington Battlefield
Lexington Battle Green


On April 19th of 1775 on the town green at Lexington Massachusetts the tensions that had been building up between the American colonist and the British Empire finally exploded into warfare; the American Revolutionary War had begun. The battles of Lexington and Concord were the first American Revolutionary War battles. On this page you will find a list of interesting facts about these two battles. Some of this information will be known by every kid who ever read an American history book and hopefully some of the facts such as what happened the day before the battle will be more interesting.

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The Day Before the Battles of Lexington and Concord

Battles of Lexington and Concord Interesting Facts