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North Bridge where "the shot heard 'round the world" that started the American Revolution happened. Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts.

North Bridge where "the shot heard 'round the world" that started the American Revolution happened. Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts.

North Bridge in Concord, MA - famous for the "shot heard 'round the world," & the monument built in 1836 commemorating the battle in 1775.   These grounds are where local Minutemen experienced their 1st American Revolutionary War victory by forcing the British to retreat back to Boston on April 19, 1775.  #RevolutionaryWar

North Bridge in Concord, MA - famous for the "shot heard 'round the world," & the monument built in 1836 commemorating the battle in 1775. These grounds are where local Minutemen experienced their 1st American Revolutionary War victory by forcing the British to retreat back to Boston on April 19, 1775. #RevolutionaryWar

Orchard House in Concord. Home of Louisa May Alcott and setting of Little Women. #littlewomen

The Life of Louisa May Alcott

For a city that has more than 300 years of US history embedded into its past, Concord, Massachusetts is a historical attraction that you won't want to miss! http://www.littlethingstravel.com/

For a city that has more than 300 years of US history embedded into its past, Concord, Massachusetts is a historical attraction that you won't want to miss! http://www.littlethingstravel.com/

Here are the graves of Henry David Thoreau, Louisa May Alcott, and Ralph Waldo Emerson, as well as their families.

Here are the graves of Henry David Thoreau, Louisa May Alcott, and Ralph Waldo Emerson, as well as their families.

Dawn over historic Old North Bridge, Concord Massachusetts, USA © Brian Jannsen Photography

Dawn over historic Old North Bridge, Concord Massachusetts, USA © Brian Jannsen Photography

Walden Pond. Part of Emerson's property and where Henry David Thoreau wrote Walden.

Walden Pond. Part of Emerson's property and where Henry David Thoreau wrote Walden.

In 1852 Nathaniel Hawthorne purchased the Wayside, an 18th-century Colonial-style home in Concord, Massachusetts, where the novelist wrote a few of his final pieces of fiction.

14 Famous Authors’ Houses Worth Seeing

In 1852 Nathaniel Hawthorne purchased the Wayside, an 18th-century Colonial-style home in Concord, Massachusetts, where the novelist wrote a few of his final pieces of fiction.

40 Reasons to Visit Lexington and Concord Massachusetts

40 Reasons to Visit Lexington and Concord Massachusetts

For a city that has more than 300 years of US history embedded into its past, Concord, Massachusetts is a historical attraction that you won't want to miss! http://www.littlethingstravel.com/

For a city that has more than 300 years of US history embedded into its past, Concord, Massachusetts is a historical attraction that you won't want to miss! http://www.littlethingstravel.com/

A Historical Getaway in Concord, Massachusetts

A Historical Getaway in Concord, Massachusetts