Land History: Ownership and Boundaries

A set of 81 documents, 1722-1928, including deeds, perambulations, and other records concerning land ownership and land boundaries in Lexington. (Note: In the days when town boundaries were delineated by trees, boulders, ditches, and other impermanent markers, the selectmen of every two adjoining towns would meet every few years to review the boundaries, a proceeding called a "perambulation.")

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Land History