Thomas Nelson Jr. House

Thomas Nelson Jr. House (HMBZ3)

Location: Lincoln, MA 01773 Middlesex County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 27.032', W 71° 16.317'

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Thomas Nelson Sr. emigrated from England and acquired, through purchase, the land along this road both east and west of here. On his death, the land was split between his two sons and daughter. Thomas Jr. lived here, Josiah lived to the west and Tabitha owned the property she received. If she married, land ownership would have transferred to her husband.

As British soldiers clashed with Colonists on the return march toward Boston on the afternoon of April 19, 1775, many of the local residents, fearful of danger, left the area. When Thomas Nelson Jr.'s family returned home, they found a wounded British soldier on their doorstep. Although the family nursed his wounds, he died the next day.
HM NumberHMBZ3
Placed ByMinute Man National Historical Park
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Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 3:14am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 313171 N 4702301
Decimal Degrees42.45053333, -71.27195000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 27.032', W 71° 16.317'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 27' 1.92" N, 71° 16' 19.02" W
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Area Code(s)978, 781
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6390-6428 Battle Road Trail, Lincoln MA 01773, US
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