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Concord in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Meriamís Corner

 
 
Meriamís Corner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
1. Meriamís Corner Marker
Inscription.
The British Troops
retreating from the
Old North Bridge
were here attacked in flank
by the Men of Concord
and neighboring towns
and driven under a hot fire
to Charleston.

 
Location. 42° 27.566′ N, 71° 19.462′ W. Marker is in Concord, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Lexington Road and Old Bedford Road, on the right when traveling west on Lexington Road. Click for map. Marker is located in Minute Man National Historical Park. 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. A different marker also named Meriamís Corner (within shouting distance of this marker); Bedford Minutemen (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Meriamís Corner (about 700 feet away); Ephraim Wales Bull (approx. 0.4 miles away); Nathaniel Hawthorne (approx. half a mile away); The Larch Path (approx. half a mile away); Caseyís Home (approx. half a mile away); Orchard House (approx. half a mile 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 18, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Marker on the Battle Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
2. Marker on the Battle Road
Gunfire that broke out at this location on April 19, 1775 between colonists and British soldiers resulted in a six-hour fight called the "Battle Road."
 

2. The Battle of Concord. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on May 7, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Josiah Meriam House Circa 1663 image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
3. Josiah Meriam House Circa 1663
Colonists watched the approaching British troops from the cover of this house, located just behind the marker.
British Soldier's Grave image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
4. British Soldier's Grave
Many of the British soldiers were buried where they fell. This grave marker is located across the street from the Meriamís Corner marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,183 times since then and 90 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.
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