May Programs at Minute Man National Historical Park

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Along the Battle Road Trail.

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News Release Date: May 15, 2015

Contact: Phil Lupsiewicz, 978-318-7833

Concord, MA.  May events at Minute Man National Historical Park are well underway.  Take time out from your busy schedule and join us for the opportunity to take a hike,  see the world through the eyes of an artist and experience the world  of a British soldier. 

Battle Road Trail Walk
Join a Park Ranger for a 3 1/2 hour guided walk along the historic Battle Road Trail. Learn about the events of April 19, 1775, landscape changes through time, and the American Revolution from the perspective of those who took part. Meeting at the Minute Man Visitor Center at 12:30, we will shuttle to Meriam`s Corner to begin the tour. Bring plenty of water!  
Location: Minute Man Visitor Center, 250 North Great Road, Lincoln MA
Date: Saturday, May 23, 2015
Time: 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Fee Information: FREE

Amos Doolittle - Combat Artist
In the aftermath of April 19, 1775, Amos Doolittle, a soldier from Connecticut, created images of the event to record these scenes for posterity. Join Park Ranger Roger Fuller for a fifty-minute walking tour of the Concord combat area through the eyes of Amos Doolittle. The tour will gather in Concord center at the base of Concord's Old Hill Burying Ground, located next to St. Bernard's Church, and conclude at North Bridge.
Location: Old Hill Burying Ground, next to St. Bernard's Church, Concord Center.
Date: Sunday, May 24, 2015
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Fee Information: FREE

The British Redcoat
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.
Location: Minute Man Visitor Center, 250 North Great Road, Lincoln MA
Date: Sunday, May 31, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM,3:00 PM
Fee Information: FREE

Directions to Minute Man Visitor Center on Route 2A in Minute Man National Historical Park on the Lincoln/Lexington town line. From I-95 (also called Route 128), exit 30B puts you on Route 2A. Travel one-half mile to the visitor center.For more information about Minute Man National Historical Park visit https://www.nps.gov/mima or call 978-369-6993.

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Last updated: May 18, 2015

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