- Just above the Green is the Old Belfry (now replicated) whose bell summoned the militia that day.
- Captain Parker and the other minutemen waited in nearby Buckman Tavern for the arrival of British troops.
- The Minuteman Statue, sculpted by Massachusetts artist Henry Hudson Kitson, was erected in 1900.
- Seven (of the eight) minutemen who died on the Common are buried beneath the Minuteman Statue.
- There are reenactments of the Battle of Lexington / Concord on Patriot’s Day, which is an annual state holiday in Massachusetts. Lexington Battle Green serves as the main staging area.
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The Old Burying GroundLocated just a short walk to the north of Lexington Battle Green is the Old Burying Ground, with gravestones dating back to 1690. Captain John Parker is buried there as well as the wounded British soldier who died at Buckman Tavern three days after the event.