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Battle Road Scenic Byway

Along Massachusetts Avenue, Route 2A and other local roads Arlington, Lexington, Concord, MA Phone:

Length: 14 miles

Battle Road Scenic Byway follows the approximate path of the British regulars during the battles that marked the start of the American Revolution on April 19, 1775 – where the “shot heard round the world” was fired. The byway runs roughly parallel to Route 2A along approximately 14 miles of roads in the communities of Arlington, Lexington, Lincoln, and Concord, including part of the Minute Man National Historical Park. Not only is this route famous for its role in the American Revolution – the Battle Road Scenic Byway follows literary, environmental, and technological revolutions throughout its history through today.