Incredible that the first shot of the American Revolution was on this beautiful spot. Today it is quiet and peaceful.
About North Bridge
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Visit this location after Lexington Green if possible, but before 5:00 when the NP Visitor Center closes. The famous Minute Man Statue is at the west end of the bridge and an 1836 monument as well as a grave for several British soldiers lies at...More
We enjoyed seeing this historical location and reading the information signs. There are costumed guides who provide tours and answer questions.
Really felt like this was a special place. You do have to walk a bit from the parking lot but it is well worth it. You almost feel like you were there. A quiet, simple bridge where the British were first ambushed. The ranger was...More
Need to walk a bit but it is not too bad - it is a place to go and simply contemplate. The Ranger who gave the talk by the Bridge made an effort to be even handed in the politics asking if the Colonists were...More
This is the site of where the Minuteman statue is. A short distance away, is a visitor center where you can get a map and brochure of all the sites to see in the Minuteman National Historical Park.
We met a park ranger on the bridge and he gave us a wonderful history of the area, answering our questions and filling in what we didn't know. It's a nice place - very peaceful and green. Take time to walk the area but also...More
Visit the sight of "the shot heard round the world", the Old North Bridge in Concord, MA. A nice quaint country drive from Boston which is 19 miles east of Concord. See the grave site of British soldiers and tour the Bartlett House up on...More
Very easy to get to from Concord. Parking is easy and crossing the road takes you straight into the park. It is a short walk to the bridge, scenic and very peaceful. Surrounded by historical buildings and giving great views of the river. You get...More
We took our grandson here to enjoy fresh air and exercise. The Bartlett House has a model of the Grounds with the soldiers, little boys will like the light up feature. My husband and I have also gone on several occasions just to enjoy the...More