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This was the site of "the shot heard 'round the world", the first major engagement of the Revolution April 19, 1775. Just across the bridge stands Daniel Chester French's Minuteman Statue, which is engraved with a stanza from Ralph Waldo Emerson's "Concord Hymn". North Bridge Visitor Center is a short walk past the statue and up the hill.

Location: off Monument Street, Concord Massachusetts 02420

(Woonsocket) Blackstone River Valley
(Lowell) Lowell National Historic Park
(Concord) Minute Man National Historical Park
(Lexington) Minute Man Visitor Center
(Concord) North Bridge
(Concord) North Bridge Visitor Center

12/16 Coming to The Concord area
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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.
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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.