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The First Settlement - 1635. . Westward to the meetinghouse along the sunny slope of this ridge the settlers of Concord built their first dwellings.
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"as I am measuring along the Marlboro Road-
a fine little blue-slate butterfly fluttered over the chain"
To support his philosophical and scientific endeavors, Henry David
Thoreau practiced the profession of surveying to earn a li…
Concord places this stone honouring the memory of Corporal Ralph P Hosmer · Private Charles A. Hart · Private George Adams of Concords Company I Sixth Massachusetts Infantry. They died at Utuado Puerto Rico in the service of thei…
The monument on the left honors three residents killed in Korea and one lost in Iraq.
Howard Francis Heyliger ·
James Edward Smith Jr. ·
Wilfrid Wheeler, III ·
Brian M. McPhillips
The monument on the right hono…
West Face The Town of Concord builds this monument in honor of the brave men whose names it bears, and records with grateful pride that they found here a birthplace, home or grave. 1866.
East face They died for their country in the war of the r…
At the green's south end, a large boulder features a plaque honoring 25 residents who died in World War I. The plaque also includes poetry verses writted by Concord resident Ralph Waldo Emerson. World War II.
Frank Arnold Andersen ·
Site ofThoreau's CabinDiscoveredNov. 11, 1945byRoland Wells RobbinsAlso, on a nearby fieldstone (see Fig. 3):Beneath these Stoneslies the Chimney Foundationof Thoreau's Cabin 1845-1847"Go thou my incense upwardFrom this hearth"
Here was the home of Captain John Heald, first selectman of Acton, who on April 19, 1689, marched to Boston with a military company to assist in the overthrow of Sir Edmund Andros.
Concord HymnBy the rude bridge that arched the flood,Their flag to April's breeze unfurled,Here once the embattled farmers stood,And fired the shot heard round the world.
The foe long since in silence slept;Alike the conqueror silent sleeps;And…
"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 whe…