The North Bridge

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Concord, MA 01742- Map It

AAA Editor Notes

The North Bridge, just w. of Monument St. in Minute Man National Historical Park, was the site of &#8220;the shot heard 'round the world&#8221;&#8212;the first major engagement of the Revolution&#8212;on April 19, 1775. Just across the bridge stands Daniel Chester French's &#8220;The Minute Man&#8221; statue, which is engraved with a stanza from Ralph Waldo Emerson's &#8220;Concord Hymn.&#8221; North Bridge Visitor Center is a short walk past the statue and up the hill. Ranger-led educational programs are available daily.</br>
Hours: Daily dawn-dusk.