Monday, April 15, 2019
7:00AM-7:30AM: Danvers Alarm List Company will be at the Training Field (Centre Street, Danvers). The Village Training Field on Centre Street was given to the town by Deacon Nathaniel Ingersoll in 1709 as a training place. A marker at the Training Field stands as a memorial to the seven Danvers men who died on April 19, 1775 in Menotomy (Arlington).
8:30AM-9:30AM: Danvers Alarm List Company will be at the Old North Bridge (174 Liberty Street, Concord, MA).
11:30AM-12:00PM: Ceremony at Lexington Monument (Washington at Sewall Street)
Reception to follow at
Peabody Historical Society and Museum
33 Washington Street
Additional local events for the Danvers Alarm List Company in remembrance of Patriot’s Day:
12:00PM-12:30PM: Old South Burial Ground (Main Street, Peabody). The South Burial Grounds contains the graves of four Danvers men who died on April 19: Ebenezer Goldthwaite, George Southwick, Samuel Cook, and Benjamin Daland.
12:45PM-1:00PM: Jacobs Gravesite (Edgehill Road, Peabody). Henry Jacobs was one of the Danvers men who fell on April 19. He is buried in a family cemetery.
1:30PM-1:50PM: Reuben Keniston Grave – Leach Burial Ground (Elliot Street, Danvers). Reuben Keniston was a Beverly man who marched to Menotomy with Capt. Israel Hutchinson’s company. He was killed on April 19.
2:00PM-2:20PM: Hutchinson Home Site Marker (Water Street, Danvers). Capt. Israel Hutchinson commanded a Minute company who fought in Menotomy. Hutchinson lived in a home on Water Street in Danversport, which is no longer standing. The bodies of the Danvers dead were brought back to this house on April 20, 1775. A granite marker marks the location of the house.
2:30PM-2:50PM: Nurse Homestead Cemetery (Pine Street, Danvers). The cemetery at the Nurse House contains the graves of Revolutionary War veterans Francis Nurse (grandson of Rebecca) and Matthew Putnam.