Simonds Tavern

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Simonds Tavern
Simonds Tavern, April 2010, Lexington MA.jpg
Simonds Tavern
Simonds Tavern is located in Massachusetts
Simonds Tavern
Simonds Tavern is located in the US
Simonds Tavern
Location Lexington, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°28′3″N 71°14′36″W / 42.46750°N 71.24333°W / 42.46750; -71.24333Coordinates: 42°28′3″N 71°14′36″W / 42.46750°N 71.24333°W / 42.46750; -71.24333
Built 1794
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Other, Federal
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP October 14, 1976

Simonds Tavern is an historic tavern building on 331 Bedford Street in Lexington, Massachusetts. It is a 2-1/2 story wood frame structure, eight bays wide, with two front entrances and asymmetrically placed chimneys. The first portion of the building was built c. 1794 by Joshua Simonds, who also ran a tavern near Fiske Hill. He began operating a tavern at this site in 1802, and enlarged the building 1810 after Bedford Street was cut through the area. The building's interior has well-preserved Federal details.[2]

The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.[1] It is now residences.

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "MACRIS inventory record for Simonds Tavern". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-04-07.