Concord in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Concord Battle Monument
on the 19th of April
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
to these United States.
In gratitude to God
in the love of Freedom
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1775.
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. Marker is in Minute Man National Historical Park, near the North Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Concord MA 01742, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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 The North Bridge (about 400 feet away); Captain Isaac Davis (about 500 feet away); Two Revolutions (about 700 feet away); An Evolving Legacy (about 700 feet away); Reflections of the Revolution (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map 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 Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. The Battle of Concord. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on May 7, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
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