battle road

Seal of Captain Edward Johnson

This year's Memorial Day Ceremony will begin on Monday, May 29 at the First Burial Ground on Park Street at 8am. There will first be a Call to Order led by Mayor Scott Galvin, Cemetery Commission Chair John Sawyer and Woburn Historical Society co-founder Kathy Lucero, followed by a re-dedication ceremony starting at 8:15am.

Mayor Galvin invites all citizens to join the city for this special dedication, honoring the memory of U.S. soldiers who have fought and died while in military service. 

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Join the City of Woburn on Saturday, April 15 for the Battle Road cleanup and dedication. The cleanup will be first, followed by the unveiling of a new stone monument during a ceremony and collation at the Briscoe St. entrance. The whole event is to honor the men from Woburn who marched along the road toward Lexington and Concord on April 19, 1775. The Woburn Historical Society and Woburn Historical Commission will also present a brochue highlighting Battle Road's history and the list of Woburn men who served. 

"Woburn"s Road to Revolution" - a walk into Woburn's Revolutionary War history

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Sat, 05/21/2016 - 12:00pm
Woburn Militiaman greets visitors at entrance to Woburn's Battle Road

As part of Freedom’s Way “Hidden Treasures 2016”, the Woburn Historical Commission will host a walk into Woburn's Revolutionary War history with "Woburn's Road to Revolution", on Saturday, May 21st, from 12 noon to 3pm. The program will include narrated walking tours along a portion of Battle Road, beginning at 12 noon at Tarky Park (site of the old Tarky School), 256 Russell St., Woburn MA, 01801. In addition to the tours, reenactors in period dress will be portraying historical characters in scenes from Woburn’s Revolutionary past.