An Evolving Legacy

An Evolving Legacy (HMUF7)

Location: Concord, MA 01742 Middlesex County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 28.207', W 71° 21.149'

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"The world has seen no grander movement than that of our Revolution . . . ? The people, to a man, were full of a great and noble sentiment.

It is marvelous to see how many powerful writers, orators, and soldiers started up just at the time when they were wanted . . . all made to unite in the one object of establishing the freedom and independence of America

"The Whole History of Grandfather's Chair"

For the Centennial Celebration in 1875, a new bridge crossed the river to a new monument, "The Minute Man" by Daniel Chester French. The Minute Man stands today as a powerful symbol of our continuing struggle for liberty. He also embodies "a progress toward a true respect for the individual" - the evolving legacy of the Revolution.

"The progress from an absolute to a limited monarchy to a democracy, is a progress toward a true respect for the individual."
Henry David Thoreau
"Civil Disobedience"

"Every revolution was first a thought in one man's mind."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
HM NumberHMUF7
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Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 4:41pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 306608 N 4704656
Decimal Degrees42.47011667, -71.35248333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 28.207', W 71° 21.149'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 28' 12.42" N, 71° 21' 8.94" W
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Area Code(s)508, 978
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 51-53 Old N Bridge, Concord MA 01742, US
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