A Revolution begins - A Nation is born

At Minute Man National Historical Park the opening battle of the Revolution is brought to life as visitors explore the battlefields and structures associated with April 19, 1775, and witness the American revolutionary spirit through the writings of the Concord authors.

Sun setting behind bare trees in a snow-covered landscape with stone walls, wooden fences and field

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An armed colonial solider stands in the doorway of a wooden house at night holding a lantern

April 19, 1775: The First Battle

Learn about the people and events of April 19, 1775, and the places that witnessed history.

View of Revolutionary War soldiers from behind, showing knapsacks, muskets and tricorner hats.

Photos and Multimedia

Watch educational videos, view panoramic battle site images and photo galleries!

Historic farm fields at Minute Man NHP


- Animals - Plants - Environmental Factors - Natural Features and Ecosystems

Last updated: December 19, 2020

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Mailing Address:

North Bridge / Park Head Quarters
174 Liberty St.

Concord, MA 01742


(978) 369-6993

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