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North Bridge

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Address: 174 Liberty Street, Minuteman National Historical Park, Concord, MA 01742
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+1 978-369-6993

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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The Shot heard round the world

The birthplace of our revolution. As a mother, the inscription for the Grave of British Soldiers brings tears: They came three thousand miles and died, to keep the past upon... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Alden P
Concord, Massachusetts
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Concord, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The birthplace of our revolution. As a mother, the inscription for the Grave of British Soldiers brings tears: They came three thousand miles and died, to keep the past upon its throne: Unheard, beyond the ocean tide, their English Mother made her moan. We go here as a family all the time and bring house guests too. It is beautiful... More 

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Hudson, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a great stop on our visit to Minuteman National Historic Park. We enjoyed the cool woods nearby, and took lots of pictures!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't forget to visit this bridge when your in Minuteman National Historical Park. This is the site where the "Battle of Concord" took place, April 19, 1775 and the first battle won by the militia against the red coats. You can also check the memorial for the two British troops who died in this battle.

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boston, ma, usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

well preserved and managed park with historical significance. site of the start of the american revolutionary war, the first battle site. wonderful grounds for wandering, interesting buildings. plenty of free parking.

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Spring Branch, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

We walked from the Colonial Inn to the North Bridge. It is a pleasant walk. Once at the North Bridge we really gained a great feel for the first battle of the Revolutionary War.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

The bridge where the "shot was fired heard round the world" happened. Lots of signage on the walking paths to explain the day's events in 1776. Old estate on the property has volunteer park rangers to explain what happened and the events surrounding what happened at Concord bridge that day in 1776. Kids, History buffs, everyone will feel history come... More 

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Hudson, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

This is a great place for the whole family to come and enjoy a puppet show. The price is very reasonable. We've been to a few shows and they are always so good and we look forward to coming to more shows.

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Santa Ana, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Even though we reached the visitor center just as it was about to close, I still wanted to walk down to the bridge and see where the battle of Concord happened. As it turns out, sunset is a great time of the day to take some nice pictures of the bridge and the nearby statue, "The Minuteman".

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Westford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Walking across the North Bridge you try and picture how it all happened, why they did it and what they must have been feeling. And here we all are today because of these men and all the others who preceded them and all who followed them. When we celebrate Veteran Day, the Minutemen should be included in our gratitude.

Thank Mary T
Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Visitor's center has very good 10 min video of the events taking place here on April 19, 1775. Does that revolutionary spirit still live on?

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