Living History: The Lexington Branch, from Railway to Bikeway

Lexington and West Cambridge Railroad ad, and Minuteman Commuter Bikeway 25th anniversary poster
Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Sam Doran                          Tom Fortmann
Local Historian and                  Local Cyclist and
      B&M Railroad Buff                Bikeway Co-Founder

A historical presentation with refreshments
Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 7:00 PM
In the old railway depot building
13 Depot Square, Lexington

Sponsored by the Lexington Historical Society
and the Friends of Lexington Bikeways

A brief illustrated history of the Lexington and West Cambridge Branch Railroad: its
conception, birth, heyday, decline, death, and finally its rebirth as the Minuteman Commuter
Bikeway, our nation’s 500th rail-trail and inspiration for many other rail-trails in the region.

Presented as part of the Bikeway’s 25th Anniversary Celebration.