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North Bridge

174 Liberty Street, Minuteman National Historical Park, Concord, MA 01742-1705
+1 978-369-6993
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The "shot heard round the world," which signaled the start of the Revolutionary War, was fired from this spot.
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174 Liberty Street, Minuteman National Historical Park, Concord, MA 01742-1705
+1 978-369-6993
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visit this location after Lexington Green if possible, but before 5:00 when the NP Visitor Center closes. The famous Minute Man Statue is at the west end of the bridge and an 1836 monument as well as a grave for several British soldiers lies at...More

Thank haveboozewilltravel
Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoyed seeing this historical location and reading the information signs. There are costumed guides who provide tours and answer questions.

Thank Rosemary W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Really felt like this was a special place. You do have to walk a bit from the parking lot but it is well worth it. You almost feel like you were there. A quiet, simple bridge where the British were first ambushed. The ranger was...More

Thank toscwolfstar
Reviewed 1 week ago

Need to walk a bit but it is not too bad - it is a place to go and simply contemplate. The Ranger who gave the talk by the Bridge made an effort to be even handed in the politics asking if the Colonists were...More

Thank willow4165
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the site of where the Minuteman statue is. A short distance away, is a visitor center where you can get a map and brochure of all the sites to see in the Minuteman National Historical Park.

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We met a park ranger on the bridge and he gave us a wonderful history of the area, answering our questions and filling in what we didn't know. It's a nice place - very peaceful and green. Take time to walk the area but also...More

Thank Kaye N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit the sight of "the shot heard round the world", the Old North Bridge in Concord, MA. A nice quaint country drive from Boston which is 19 miles east of Concord. See the grave site of British soldiers and tour the Bartlett House up on...More

Thank Ed D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very easy to get to from Concord. Parking is easy and crossing the road takes you straight into the park. It is a short walk to the bridge, scenic and very peaceful. Surrounded by historical buildings and giving great views of the river. You get...More

Thank phil52_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our grandson here to enjoy fresh air and exercise. The Bartlett House has a model of the Grounds with the soldiers, little boys will like the light up feature. My husband and I have also gone on several occasions just to enjoy the...More

Thank Cyn M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bridge is a relaxing stroll to the Minute Man Statue. Parking lot is across the road from the path to the bridge. A well worn dirt path before the bridge leads to The Old Manse. Allow time to tour the Old Manse as it...More

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Mavis C
14 June 2017|
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Response from 332pjp | Reviewed this property |
Google maps says it's 1.4 miles or 28 minutes by foot, or 4 minutes by car. Either way, it's a pleasant journey along residential streets and through Concord Center.