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Address: 174 Liberty Street, Minuteman National Historical Park, Concord, MA 01742
Phone Number: 978-369-6993
Description: The "shot heard round the world," which signaled the start of the...
The "shot heard round the world," which signaled the start of the Revolutionary War, was fired from this spot.
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Its historic

If the North bridge could talk it would have some tales to tell. You can feel the history as you walk over it. Park in the free small car park and walk down to see where the first... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

If the North bridge could talk it would have some tales to tell. You can feel the history as you walk over it. Park in the free small car park and walk down to see where the first history was made. Restrooms by the car park as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My family and I had a very pleasant stroll along the 1/4 mile pathway to the bridge. The visitor center's information and 8 minute video was a good introduction to how the events unfolded on April 19, 1775 when colonists fired on the King's army for the first time.

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McMurray, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We enjoyed this site as part of the Liberty Ride in Lexington. It is beautiful and historic. Although the bridge has been replaced numerous times, it looks the same as the original one. It gave me chills to cross it. Don't miss seeing this and take pictures!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Know the history before you visit and it will add to your experience. There are walkways on both sides of the bridge.

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Minden, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

If you like American History, this is a must see! Markers along the trail explaining exactly what happened at each stop. Beautiful forested countryside with native hardwoods. Highly recommended.

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eastern PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I suggest you go and visit the Minute Man National Historical Park Visitor Center first that is not far from this park to learn about the events that unfolded here. This park does have a small visitor center/gift shop with a video that explains much of what happened here, but the Minute Man presentation is not to be missed. For... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

It was great to see the place and to see the honoring of the fallen British soldiers. You can also see Emerson house and check out the bookshop

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Very easy to see and to walk to. A must when visiting the area; the outlook area is very nice. We parked and our son wanted to bike to the area so we did.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

In an earlier review of the Old Statehouse in Boston, I said it was a must stop for Brits, and indicated why. Now I am saying the other place is here. This is not the place where the shooting started, and the politics started even earlier. Why? Aside from the fact that British soldiers are buried at a Memorial beside... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Full disclosure: I grew up in Concord, and moved away as a young adult, so I'm totally biased about the wonderfulness of this place. We were raised by the schools and community to be junior historians, and hold a reverence for the local spots that reflect early colonial life, the American Revolution, or the 19th century literary and philosophical lives... More 

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Address: 174 Liberty Street, Minuteman National Historical Park, Concord, MA 01742
Phone Number: 978-369-6993
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Concord

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