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

Casey’s Home

 
 
Casey’s Home Marker image. 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansWar, US Revolutionary.
 
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. Marker is on a trail near the Wayside in Minute Man National Historical Park. 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. The First Settlement - 1635 (within shouting 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
Marker off Lexington Road image. 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.
(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). Touch for a list and map 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 . . .
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.) 
 
Remains of Casey's Home image. 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 was last revised on December 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,178 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 2, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on October 8, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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