Friday, October 12, 2012

John Raymond Plaque Near the Munroe Tavern

John Raymond
On April 19, 1775 the British Regulars occupied Munroe Tavern during their retreat from Concord through Lexington toward Boston. John Raymont, a member of Captain Parker's Company, although unarmed, was shot and killed as he attempted to leave the tavern. He bacame the tenth citizen of Lexington to die at the hands of the Redcoats that day, leaving behind his widow Rebecca and five children under the age of twelve, the youngest not quite two years of age.

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