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

Grave of British Soldiers

 
 
Grave of British Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
1. Grave of British Soldiers Marker
Inscription.  
They came three thousand miles and died
to keep the past upon its throne.
Unheard beyond the ocean tide,
their English mother made her moan.
April 19, 1775

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 42° 28.141′ 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 located in the Minute Man National Historic 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. Concord Battle Monument (here, next to this marker); Concord Fight (a few steps from this marker); The Minuteman of Concord 1775 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 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 . . .
Marker in Minute Man Nat'l Hist Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
2. Marker in Minute Man Nat'l Hist Park

1. Minute Man National Historical Park. National Park Service website. (Submitted on April 17, 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.) 
 
North Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
3. North Bridge
The marker is located just east of the North Bridge in Concord where the minutemen fired the "shot heard round the world." This photo was taken from near the marker.
British Soldiers Grave image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
4. British Soldiers Grave
British Soldiers are buried at a number of locations in Concord and other nearby towns. Most are marked with monuments like this one.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,777 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 17, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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