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Concord is in Middlesex County 25 miles northwest of Boston off Highway 2 near Minute Man National Historical Park. Concord is part of the Boston, Massachusetts-New Hampshire metro area.

Named as a symbol of the friendship between settlers and local Indians, Concord is a small town of national historic importance as well as a center of the American 19th century literary renaissance. Concord inspired Emerson, Hawthorne and Thoreau. Concord can proudly point to the North Bridge and Wayside, and to Walden Pond State Reservation, Emerson House, Old Manse, and Orchard House. Quote from "Walden": "I lived alone, in the woods, a mile from any neighbor, in a house which I had built myself, on the shore of Walden Pond, in Concord, Massachusetts, and earned my living by the labor of my hands only." -- Henry David Thoreau


History Thoreau Lyceum | Location: Concord Massachusetts 01742

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11/22 Coming to The Concord area
Hebron Maple Festival Hebron CT March16-17 Each year thousands of people come from miles around to enjoy and experience the weekend of maple related events.
Taste of the Valley Plymouth NH March21 Experience all of your favorite local flavors. Several restaurants from the region will be there hoping to win your vote in the "Best in Show" competition.
Seacoast Home and Garden Show Durham NH March23-24 The 19th annual show features more than 225 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and services for your home.
7th Annual Great International Spring Beer Festival Providence RI April20 Your Beer Festival Admission Ticket will allow you UNLIMITED SAMPLING of more than 250 brewers, live music, food and MUCH MORE at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
New England Folk Festival Mansfield MA April19-21 A fabulous blend of dance, music, crafts, and food from many lands.
Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival Vernon CT April27 The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association, as a program ""to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut"", has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival by providing exhibits, demonstrations and over 60 vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena.