Curriculum Materials

Minute Man National Historical Park offers a variety of materials for use in the classroom, either as a pre-visit package or lesson plan. Let us know what you find most useful! Please contact Education Coordinator, Jim Hollister at (978) 318 - 7829 or email e-mail us


Rebels, Redcoats, and Homespun Heroes Activity Guide
Very useful classroom materials and activities. Teachers who have reserved this education are encouraged to use this activity guide prior to their visit. It is also very useful for those who are not planning to visit, or are doing a self-guided visit.


Who Shot First?
Pre-visit materials for classes participating in the Who Shot First? ranger-guided education program, or others planning a self-guided visit.


Lexington and Concord: A Legacy of Conflict
Online primary source based lesson plan.


A Cause Worth Fighting For - The American Revolution Begins
A program and lesson guide for Minute Man NHP and Boston NHP/Bunker Hill


Revolution At Their Doorstep: Meriam's Corner, April 19, 1775
This primary source based program was developed by a high school teacher who took part in our "Teacher-Ranger-Teacher program duing the summer of 2012. Learn about the events of April 19, 1775 and in particular about the people and events related to the Meriam House, a witness to history.

The Coming of The American Revolution
Primary Resources On Line. The Massachusetts Historical Society has digitized and transcribed hundreds of primary resource documents relative to the start of the American Revolution.

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