Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Concord in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Concord Battle Monument

 
 
Concord Battle Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
1. Concord Battle Monument Marker


Inscription.
Here
on the 19th of April
1775
was made
the first forcible resistance
to British aggression.
On the opposite bank
stood the American Militia.
Here stood the invading Army
and on this spot
the first of the enemy fell
in the War of that Revolution
which gave
Independence
to these United States.
In gratitude to God
and
in the love of Freedom
this monument
was erected
AD 1836

 
Erected 1836.
 
Location. 42° 28.145′ N, 71° 21.013′ W. Marker is in Concord, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Monument Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in Minute Man National Historical Park, near the North Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Concord MA 01742, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grave of British Soldiers (here, next to this marker); Concord Fight (a few steps from this marker); The Minuteman of Concord 1775 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The North Bridge (about 400 feet away); Captain Isaac Davis (about 500 feet
Monument in Concord image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
2. Monument in Concord
The North Bridge can be seen in this photo behind the marker.
away); Two Revolutions (about 700 feet away); An Evolving Legacy (about 700 feet away); Reflections of the Revolution (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Concord.
 
Also see . . .
1. Minute Man National Historical Park. National Park Service website. (Submitted on April 17, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of Concord. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on May 7, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker in Minute Man Nat'l Hist Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
3. Marker in Minute Man Nat'l Hist Park
Monument at the North Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
4. Monument at the North Bridge
This photo of the Concord Battle Monument was taken from the North Bridge, where the "Shot heard round the world" was fired.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,967 times since then and 211 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Paid Advertisement