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Battlefield In A Box Program~ 2:30 p.m. Thursday-Sunday

A wooden visitor center with large windows in front and brick sidewalk surrounding.
Minute Man Visitor Center

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When fighting erupted on April 19, 1775, it spread along 18 miles of road from Concord to Boston and included nearly 6,000 participants. Join a National Park Ranger for an interactive overview program that explores the story of the midnight alarm riders and the brutal fighting along the battle road! Participate in the action as you build a map of the story using simple props.  This program is perfect for first-time visitors and those wanting a better understanding of the historic events.   
Details
This is a short overview program intended to introduce visitors the entire battle road. 
When fighting erupted on April 19, 1775, it spread along 18 miles of road from Concord to Boston and included nearly 6,000 participants. Join a National Park Ranger for an interactive overview program that explores the story of the midnight alarm riders and the brutal fighting along the battle road! Participate in the action as you build a map of the story using simple props.  This program is perfect for first-time visitors and those wanting a better understanding of the historic events.   
Entrance fees may apply, see Fees & Passes information.
Program meets at the front entrance of the Minute Man Visitor Center building.
-GPS for MInute Man Visitor Center Parking Lot is: 42.448798, -71.273326
2:30 P.M. Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at Minute Man Visitor Center along the Battle Road Trail. 
Accessibility Information
This is a stationary Ranger led program that utilizes large props to construct a ground map of the battleroad and gives an overview of the fighting on April 19, 1775. 

Last updated: May 26, 2021