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Contact: Phil Lupsiewicz, 978-275-1705
Concord, MA.Join us on Saturday, August 27th for the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service at North Bridge, site of "the shot heard 'round the world." The days events include:
-1:00 p.m.Featured remarks from Congresswoman Niki Tsongas,National Park Service Deputy Regional Director, Rose Fennell, Minute Man NHP Superintendent Nancy Nelson, and area officials.
-"Sculpting an American Icon: Daniel Chester French and the Minute Man,"Donna Hassler, Executive Director at Chesterwood and David Wood, Curator,Concord Museum. 2:30 p.m. at North Bridge
-For Kids--Spotlight on Monuments –Take a photo or draw your own to share. Who or what would you memorialize?North Bridge Visitor Center, 174 Liberty Street, Concord,10:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
-Birthday Cake –hosted by The Friends of Minute Man National Park, 2:30-4:30 p.m. at North Bridge Visitor Center, 174 Liberty Street, Concord
-Battle Road Trail Walk 12:30-4:00 pm. Special highlight park program:Battle Road Trail Walk 12:30-4:00 p.m. Walks starts at Meriams' Corner and ends at Minute Man Visitor Center. Meet at Minute Man Visitor Center. Bring plenty of water and wear comfortable shoes!
Additional events all weekend long. To learn more about this and other park offerings of Minute Man National Historical Park during this centennial year of the National Park Service, including the Junior Ranger program, The Wayside, ranger-led tours, and upcoming special events stop by the Minute Man Visitor Center at 250 Great Road, Lincoln, MA, or contact Minute Man National Historical Park at (978) 369-6993, or visitwww.nps.gov/mima.