Lexington, Massachusetts
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Committee Minutes

Town Celebrations Committee

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Interesting and intriguing items on the 300th Celebration website

300th Anniversary Celebration Committee

... a subcommittee of the Town Celebrations Committee


We Are Lexington Celebrating 300 Years picture

Lexington 300th Anniversary Celebration Book

The 300th Anniversary Celebration Committee announces the availability of the publication

"We Are Lexington - Celebrating 300 Years"

A limited number of copies have been printed of this great year-in-review publication.  Copies are available for purchase at the Town Office Building - Town Clerk's Office - daily 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Committee Charge

Established by the Board of Selectmen in January 2007, the Lexington 300th
Anniversary Celebration Committee is charged to:

  • Assess public interest in pursuing a townwide celebration to commemorate the 300th year of Lexington's founding
  • Recommend a series of events to celebrate Lexington's tercentennial
  • Establish a non-profit corporation to raise necessary funds to support the events
  • Oversee the implementation of the events

Committee Membership

'Ordered, That the aforesaid tract of land, known by the name of the North Precinct, in Cambridge, be henceforth made a separate and distinct Town, by the name of LEXINGTON, upon the articles and terms already agreed upon with the town of Cambridge, and the inhabitants of the said town of Lexington be entitled to have, exercise and enjoy, all such immunities, powers, and privileges, as other towns of this Province have and do by law use, exercise, and enjoy. 'And the constable of said precinct is hereby directed and empowered to notify and summon the inhabitants duly qualified for votes to assemble and meet together for the choosing of town officers.'

Selectmen: Matthew Bridge, Captain William Reed, Lieutenant Francis Bowman,  
Ensign Joseph Simonds, Deacon John Meriam 
Town Clerk: Matthew Bridge
Constables:  James Wilson, John Mason
Assessors:  Francis Bowman, William Munroe, Samuel Stearns
Sealer of Weights
& Measures:
Joseph Tidd
Tythingmen: Lieutenant Thomas Cutler, Thomas Blodgett, Samuel Whitmore


Lexington, Massachusetts
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