• The North Bridge, Concord MA.

    Minute Man

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

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  • Battle Road Homes Open House

    Saturday, September 20, 2014

    See inside some of the restored colonial homes in the park. Pick up informational materials at Minute Man and North Bridge Visitor Centers to guide your visit. More

  • British Army Uniforms of the American Revolution

    Saturday, September 20, 2014

    Visit Barrett Farm, see examples of British Army uniforms from the American Revolution, and learn how styles changed to meet wartime conditions. These uniforms are faithful reproductions made according to the latest research. More

  • The British Redcoat

    Sunday, September 21, 2014

    Why were the Regulars in Massachusetts? Why did they come to Concord? What happened on April 19, 1775 from the perspective of the King’s Army? Join Park Ranger Roger Fuller to explore the answers to these questions. More

  • National Public Lands Day: Helping Hands for America's Lands

    Saturday, September 27, 2014

    Pitch in to help clean up the Battle Road Trail and other areas within Minute Man NHP. More

  • If These Walls Could Speak

    Sunday, September 28, 2014

    Trace how Jacob Whittemore's family grew and changed, using original documents and the very house they lived in. What you find may surprise you! More

Did You Know?

The North Bridge Monument

The first monument at the North Bridge site was dedicated on July 4th, 1837. "The Concord Hymn," written by Ralph Waldo Emerson, was sung during the ceremony, and thus the phrase "the shot heard round the world" was linked with the North Bridge fight for the first time. Henry David Thoreau sang in the choir.