Why are there no trash receptacles?
While Minute Man National Historical Park does have a recycling program, it is not equipped to handle the waste generated by every park visitor. Please remember to pack discarded materials or any such other items out with you as you prepare to leave, and leave the park beautiful for others to enjoy.
Did You Know?
The Wayside was the only home ever owned by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The house had also been known as the The Hillside, childhood home of Louisa May Alcott. The house was later occupied by author Margaret Sidney.