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At Minuteman National Historical Park, a Revolution Begins, a Nation Is Born

Posted: April 18, 2018
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#AdventuresAwait attraction of the week:

Minuteman National Historical Park

Monument Street, Concord, MA

https://www.nps.gov/mima/index.htm

LOCATION: Minuteman National Historical Park is located 22 miles outside of Boston within the towns of Lexington, Lincoln and Concord, Massachusetts.

DESCRIPTION: At Minute Man National Historical Park the opening battle of the Revolution is brought to life as visitors explore the battlefields and structures associated with April 19, 1775, and witness the American revolutionary spirit through the writings of the Concord authors.

Come visit the Minute Man and North Bridge Visitor Centers, along with the Jacob Whitmore House. While you’re here, also take the time to explore the Battle Road Trail, Hartwell Tavern, and The Wayside, Home of Authors!

The grounds of Minute Man National Historical Park are open sunrise to sunset.

UPCOMING EVENTS: This Saturday, April 21st, join us for Junior Ranger Days at the Minute Man Historical Park!

Pick up your very own Junior Ranger Booklet. This is a fun way to learn and explore Minute Man National Historical Park while completing the pages in the booklet. When you are finished, show your work to a Ranger to earn your new badge. Receive your badge and take your oath at 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm, and 4:30 pm. Recommended for ages 4 and up.

Also, join us for After the Battle – The War Has Begun at Hartwell Tavern from 4:30 to 8:30pm.

War between the people of Massachusetts and Governor Gage and the British regulars has just broken out. Thousands of men are preparing to leave home for the front lines around Boston. Whole communities are faced with numerous challenges demanded by this frightening new reality. Step back into the year of 1775 and get involved. Admission: Recommended donation: $5 per person, $10 per family. Children wearing a Junior Ranger badge will be admitted free.

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