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

On this Hill

 
 
On this Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
1. On this Hill Marker
Inscription.
On this Hill
the Settlers of Concord
built their Meeting House
near which they were buried.
On the southern slope of the ridge
were their Dwellings during
the first winter.
Below it they laid out
their first Road and
on the summit stood the
Liberty Pole of the Revolution

 
Location. 42° 27.634′ N, 71° 20.909′ W. Marker is in Concord, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Monument Sq (Massachusetts Route 62) and Main Street, on the right when traveling north on Monument Sq. 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. Roger Brown (within shouting distance of this marker); The Wright Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Jethro’s Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); The Milldam (within shouting distance of this marker); The Millpond (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Provincial Congress (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry David Thoreau (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Town House (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Concord.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Concord
Concord Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
2. Concord Marker
. (Submitted on May 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Old Hill Burying Ground image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
3. Old Hill Burying Ground
Many of the original settlers of Concord and veterans of the Battle of Concord are buried here, near the marker.
Graves in Old Hill Burying Ground image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
4. Graves in Old Hill Burying Ground
Old Hill Burying Ground
Graves of:
Col. James Barrett
John Beatton
Capt. David Brown
Reuben Brown
Col. John Buttrick
Hugh Cargill
Dr. John Cuming
Rev. William Emerson
John Jack
Joseph Meriam (1677)
Hon. James Minott
Peter Wright
Hon. Ephraim Wood
1810 Powder House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
5. 1810 Powder House
This structure is located at the summit of the hill, where the Liberty Pole stood during the Revolutionary War.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,131 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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