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Site of the first battle of the American Revolution, where the "shot heard round the world" was fired. See also the Minute Man Statue, sculpted by noted American artist Daniel Chester French, the grave of the British soldiers, and the Concord River. (Located on Monument St.)

Concord’s past springs to life as 17 period rooms with colonial furnishings illustrate three centuries of domestic life. Contains the lantern hung in the Old North Church on the night of Paul Revere’s famous ride, the world’s largest collection of Thoreau artifacts and a replica of Ralph Waldo Emerson’s study with original furnishings. (Located at Junction of 2A and Cambridge Turnpike)

Home of noted philosopher, essayist and lecturer extraordinaire Ralph Waldo Emerson from 1835 to 1882. (Located across from Concord Museum)

Home of Nathaniel Hawthorne, Alcotts, and later Margaret Sidney. (Located at 455 Lexington Rd.)

Home of noted Alcott family, where Louisa May wrote Little Women and Bronson Alcott ran a School of Philosophy, which attracted many literary notables to Concord. (Located at 399 Lexington Rd.)

Repository of Thoreau memorabilia, natural history, research library, and a replica of Thoreau’s Walden Pond hut, as well as Concord history and literature. (Located at 156 Belknap St.)

Final resting place of noted American authors, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Louisa May Alcott, Henry David Thoreau, and Ralph Waldo Emerson. (Located on Bedford St.)

The Concord Minutemen gathered here while waiting for the arrival of the British Soldiers. Later in the day, British commanders made it their headquarters during the British occupation of Concord. (Located in Concord Center)

Here, Henry David Thoreau, Concord writer, naturalist and philosopher built a house in the woods where he lived for two years. (1845-1847) He encapsulated his experiences there in his book Walden.(1854) (Located on Rt. 126)

Includes Daniel Chester French’s statues, Thoreau’s artifacts and house collections dealing with Concord’s early history and authors. (Located at 129 Main St.)

Headquarters for a unique outdoor adventure on Concord’s fabled waterways. Tour through American history by canoe and see the wonders of nature, which inspired the authors who lived and wrote here. (Located on Main St.)

(A walking tour map, containing information on rates and hours, is available at the Colonial Inn Front Desk.)


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