Arlington Historical Society, Museum, and Jason Russell House [Massachusetts]
The Jason Russell House was the site of the bloodiest fighting during the first day of the Revolutionary War, April 19, 1775. Today it and the adjoining Smith Museum hold collections of the Society. The Society, with offices in the Smith Museum, hosts a yearly lecture series as well as offering individual and group tours of the Jason Russell House. Through its education and outreach program, the Arlington Historical Society welcomes school classes and scout groups to explore life in colonial America.
The society offers lectures, research library access, and occasional recreational and educational programs; the house offers tours; and the museum offers tours and exhibits.