Concord in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
and skating lay south and west
of this spot. April 19, 1775
British troops dumped captured
cannon shot, musket balls and
barrels of flour into the pond.
The militia later recovered most
of the ammunition and a good part
of the flour from the centers
of the barrels.
Small shops built on the dam;
which is now the street, extended
to the south over the water.
The pond was drained and the
mill brook set in its present
course in 1836.
Location. 42° 27.605′ N, 71° 20.95′ W. Marker is in Concord, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Main Street (Massachusetts Route 64) near Lexington Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch 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. The Milldam (within shouting distance of this marker); The Wright Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Jethro’s Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry David Thoreau (within shouting distance of this marker); On this Hill (within shouting distance The First Provincial Congress (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Roger Brown (about 300 feet away); First Town House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Concord.
Also see . . . Battle of Concord. (Submitted on May 2, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 2, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 884 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 2, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.