Designation Origin Story | Sudbury, Assabet, Concord Wild and Scenic River

Designated April 9, 1999



Date Study was Enacted

Public Law

Public Law

Date Designated

Public Law

Public Law


Nov. 28, 1990

PL 101-628

Morris King Udall (D-AZ)

April 9, 1999

April 9, 1999

Miles Designated

Congressional Sponsors

Designated ORVs


Outstanding Resources


Martin T. Meehan (D-MA)

Historic, Recreation, Scenic, Wildlife, Ecology, Place in American Literature

The Sudbury, Assabet & Concord Wild and Scenic River Stewardship Council

History, scenery, recreation, ecology and value to American literature. Birthplace of the American Revolution

The nationally significant history in the Sudbury, Assabet, Concord Rivers watershed, one of the outstanding river values for which they were designated as Wild and Scenic, includes the Minute Man National Historical Park, the birthplace of the American Revolution.

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