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Address: 174 Liberty St, Minuteman National Historical Park, Concord, MA 01742-1705
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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American History Tour: Cambridge, Lexington and Concord Day Trip from Boston

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A bit of American history

Beautiful national treasure. A "can't miss" part of a visit to Concord! The walk throught the field up to the visitors' center is so lovely. The pristine nature of this park gives... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Meg S
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Olivebridge, New York
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Olivebridge, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful national treasure. A "can't miss" part of a visit to Concord! The walk throught the field up to the visitors' center is so lovely. The pristine nature of this park gives visitors a sense of what happened back in 1775! Well worth the time!

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Bristol, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Park in the lot across the road and stroll down the tree lined path to the place where it all began. The minuteman statue, the British marker and of course the bridge. I particularly loved all the wonderful stone fences and rolling green hills. You could really feel yourself in the moment, even as a handful of children ran across... More 

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Schererville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The visit was very informative. Interesting to see where America had it's beginning on the road to Independence began. The Park employee gave a great talk on the confrontation with the British. Interesting to see the two graves at the base of the bridge were British troops, who did not make it back to Boston

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Thank Ira1213
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is where the revolution began "shot heard round the world" so if you are in town do not miss it. It is a quaint little park with a very pastoral view. Lots of history here. Over all not much to do but imagine what it must have been like back then. Just stroll and take it in.

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Thank Roberto G
Lexington, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The revolution began in Lexington. They just had an easier bridge to defend! worth a look as long as you believe in Lexington

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Thank Heathhart
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were lucky enough to have the bridge almost to ourselves. Let yourself soak in the area and you can imagine the battle taking place. Easy to park and an easy walk.

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Thank sharonv418
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's been a favorite place for me ,many years now. My kids went and also my grandkids . Enjoy just walking around the flower garden is beautiful when bloom. The park rangers are the always telling a story. The bridge is update. It's nice watching the canoe going under. It has its busy months but its nice when its quiet.

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Thank Dottie M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice place to visit and see a unique piece of American history. Parking is plentiful to include RV's. The museum is really interesting, especially the life size version of the militia men and British Soldier in the display cases complete with uniforms, equipment, and muskets. Path to bridge is easy for strollers and elderly. Be careful because sometimes there... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After The British regulars shot and Killed 8 and wounded another 10 Minute Men at Lexington they proceeded to Concord to capture cannon, firearms and ammo which had been hidden. They left a guard at the North Bridge. Several hundred militia men gathered on a hill above Concord and the North Bridge. Seeing fire from Concord and thinking it was... More 

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Stratham, New Hampshire, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must stop on your tour of Lexington and Concord. Nice spot for photos. There is also a small memorial to the British soldiers who,were killed at the bridge.

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