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

The Wright Tavern

 
 
The Wright Tavern Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
1. The Wright Tavern Marker
Inscription.
Built in 1747
Kept by Amos Wright in 1775
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Here met the Committees of the
Provincial Congress
on the eve of the Revolution
while the larger body sat
in a Meeting House close by.
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Headquarters of the Minutemen
in the early morning of
April 19, 1775
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Later that day
Headquarters of the British
under command of
Colonel Smith and Major Pitcairn

 
Location. 42° 27.607′ N, 71° 20.92′ W. Marker is in Concord, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Lexington Road, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. 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. The Millpond (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Provincial Congress (within shouting distance of this marker); On this Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); The Milldam (within shouting distance of this marker); Jethro’s Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Roger Brown (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry David Thoreau (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Town House (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Concord.
 
Also see . . .
Concord Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
2. Concord Marker
Marker can be seen in this photo on the left of the front of the building.

1. Battle of Concord. (Submitted on May 2, 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. Colonial EraNotable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
The Wright Tavern Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
3. The Wright Tavern
This tavern served as headquarters for the Americans before the Battle of Concord on April 19, 1775, and for the British later that day.
<i>Dining Room, Wright Tavern, Concord, Mass.</i> Photo, Click for full size
circa 1908
4. Dining Room, Wright Tavern, Concord, Mass.
<i> Concord, Mass., Wright Tavern. Built for a Tavern 1747. </I> Photo, Click for full size
Postcard by Hugh C. Leighton Co., circa 1907
5. Concord, Mass., Wright Tavern. Built for a Tavern 1747.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,062 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4, 5. submitted on . This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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