• The North Bridge, Concord MA.

    Minute Man

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

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  • Celebrating Nathaniel Hawthorne: Hawthorne's Neighborhood

    Sunday, August 3, 2014

    Join a park ranger to walk the neighborhood where Hawthorne, the Alcotts, Emerson, Thoreau, and others lived and worked. More

  • Town Meeting: Let Your Voice Be Heard!

    Saturday, August 9, 2014

    Debate revolutionary issues with Concord residents of 1774 (portrayed by The Guild of Historic Interpreters). In the spirit of a true New England town meeting, you are encouraged to take part and let your voice be heard! More

  • The British Redcoat

    Sunday, August 10, 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

  • Armed as According to Law - Captain David Brown's Company of Minute Men

    Saturday, August 16, 2014

    See how companies of minute men were armed and trained. This event will feature drill and musket firing demonstrations. More

  • Abigail Adams: Life, Love, Letters

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Join Abigail Adams as she reflects on her courtship and marriage, and love in wartime. Seating is limited. Please bring a lawn chair or blanket. More

  • Celebrating Nathaniel Hawthorne: the Hawthorne Family Making The Wayside Home

    Sunday, August 24, 2014

    Park Ranger Michelle Blees will be on site to share photos and exhibits about the Hawthorne family's home and the current restoration effort. More

  • Celebrating Nathaniel Hawthorne: the Hawthorne Family Making The Wayside Home

    Sunday, August 24, 2014

    Park Ranger Michelle Blees will be on site to share photos and exhibits about the Hawthorne family's home and the current restoration effort. More

  • If These Walls Could Speak

    Sunday, August 31, 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?

minute men taking cover behind a wall

Though most of the landscape of Eastern Massachusetts was open farm land at the time of the battle in 1775, stone walls, houses and outbuildings provided some cover to minute men attacking the British column.