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

Casey’s Home

 
 
Casey’s Home Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
1. Casey’s Home Marker
Inscription. In 1775 Casey was Samuel Whitney’s slave. When revolution came, he ran away to war, fought for the colonies, and returned to Concord a free man.
 
Erected by Minute Man National Historical Park.
 
Location. 42° 27.535′ N, 71° 20.034′ W. Marker is in Concord, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Lexington Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is on a trail near the Wayside 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. Nathaniel Hawthorne (within shouting distance of this marker); The Larch Path (within shouting distance of this marker); Orchard House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ephraim Wales Bull (about 700 feet away); Bedford Minutemen (approx. 0.4 miles away); Meriam’s Corner (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Meriam’s Corner (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Meriam’s Corner (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Concord.
 
More about this marker. The left of the marker contains a picture of Casey as a Colonial soldier.
 
Also see . . .
Marker off Lexington Road Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
2. Marker off Lexington Road
Marker is located on a walking trail near the Wayside in Minute Man Nat'l Hist Park.

1. Minute Man National Historical Park. National Park Service website. (Submitted on May 2, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Battle of Concord. (Submitted on May 2, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
3. The Battle of Concord. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on May 7, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. African AmericansWar, US Revolutionary
 
Remains of Casey's Home Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 7, 2010
3. Remains of Casey's Home
A few bricks and stones from the foundation.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 975 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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