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Address: 174 Liberty Street, Minuteman National Historical Park, Concord, MA 01742
Phone Number: 978-369-6993
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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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HISToRY BUFFS - Don't Miss This!

This is a beautiful spot, on the Concord River, outside the traffics areas of Concord Center..... Beautiful..... Museums here too. Don't miss the walk across the bridge... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Lolabowla
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Lexington, Massachusetts

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful spot, on the Concord River, outside the traffics areas of Concord Center..... Beautiful..... Museums here too. Don't miss the walk across the bridge (fun to rent a canoe up the way, too) and over the path tot he big yellow House - the Butterick House - I maybe did not spell that correctly. It's a big... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As you walk the wide gravel path toward the bridge (from the free parking right across the street) you will find various markers and placards. Be sure to stop and read them even if you think that you know (or remember) all that there is to know about April in 1775. Plan to walk across the bridge, pausing to imagine... More 

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Wayland, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must visit place when showing folks from elsewhere in the world the historical places of eastern Massachusetts. A very pretty spot to walk and contemplate nature and history. We listened to a park ranger give a talk about the battle that the local farmers repelled the British army in 1775.

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Concord, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Park Rangers that man the Visitor Center are so helpful and informative! The North Bridge is a great place to take kids for a walk and have them learn a little history along the way!

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Thank West655
Concord, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This a place that I take everybody who comes to visit us because it is central to the beginning of our country. And, many times throughout the year, it is simply gorgeous. You never forget a visit to the North Bridge.

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Atlantic Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time I visit my family in Massachusetts, I make a trip to go to the Old North Bridge in Concord Massachusetts. It is here that the Minutemen from the neighboring colonial towns banded together to fight the British for their freedom. The site of the bridge has remained pretty much the same over the more than 30 years I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

I have lived in Concord for many years . If you are nearby you should stop. It is an easy walk. You should go over the bridge up to the beautiful brick house and see the historic story . April 19th they reenact the 1775 battle.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

It's one thing to read about our country's revolutionary beginnings in a textbook; it's quite another to come here and walk around to see where it all began. One could easily spend a day here. For us, it was the end of a day of site seeing elsewhere, so we spent an hour taking in the key areas of this... More 

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Concord,Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Along with out of town family, we visited this VERY historic spot with a guide from BostonPrivateTours. It was here, we learned that the Minutemen from half a dozen towns, blocked off the Old North Bridge, denying the English Army of attaining their goal to search the town of Concord for war supplies being hidden by the militia in case... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

The old north bridge is iconic to Concord. In Revolutionary War history, there is not a more famous historic spot than the old north bridge. The bridge is beautiful, crossing the peaceful Concord river, and is a lovely sanctuary for all things nature and wildlife. The bridge is only one component of a lovely, expansive park--on the walk in, there... More 

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