Concord History

Concord Historic Buildings Website

Concord Chamber of Commerce: Visitor Information

Minute Man National Historical Park

Orchard House

The Wayside: Home of Authors

Ralph Waldo Emerson House

The Old Manse (The Trustees of Reservations)

Concord Museum

The Concord Free Public Library

Wright Tavern Center for Spiritual Renewal

Walden Pond State Reservation

The Thoreau Institute at Walden Woods Library

The Thoreau Society

Sleepy Hollow Cemetery

Sleepy Hollow Cemetery: A Tour

Find-A-Grave: Sleepy Hollow Cemetery

Battle of Concord

Lexington and Concord

Battle of Lexington and Concord

The Battle of Concord

British Documents about April 19, 1775

A Revolutionary Day: Concord, Massachusetts


The History of Concord, Massachusetts, Vol I: Colonial Concord (1904), by Alfred Sereno Hudson

Concord in the Colonial Period: Being a History of the Town of Concord, Massachusetts from the Earliest Settlement to the Overthrow of the Andros Government, 1635-1689 (1884), by Charles H. Walcott

The story of a Concord Farm and its owners (1883), by Grindall Reynolds

Supposed decay of families in New England disproved by the experience of the people of Concord, Mass. (1884), by Edward Jarvis

Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635-1850 (1895)

Memoirs of members of the Social Circle in Concord, Second Series, from 1795-1840 (1888)

Emerson in Concord: a Memoir Written for the “Social circle” in Concord, Massachusetts (1889), by Edward Waldo Emerson

Old Concord, her Highways and Byways (1888), by Margaret Sidney

Sketches from Concord and Appledore: Concord thirty years ago (1895), by Frank Preston Stearns

Some Reminiscences of Old Concord (1903), by P.R. Edes

Old Concord (1915), by Allen French

The Soldiers and Sailors of Concord: Report of the committee appointed by the town to procure a list of names of those who served in the Civil and Spanish-American Wars (1908)

Revolutionary War

A history of the fight at Concord: on the 19th of April, 1775 (1827), by Ezra Ripley

Concord Fight (1860), by S.R. Bartlett

New chapter in the history of the Concord fight: Groton minute-men at the North Bridge, April 19, 1775 (1885), by William W. Wheildon

Preliminaries of Concord Fight (1901), by George Tolman

The Concord Minute Men (1902), by George Tolman


The Concord Guide Book (1880), by George B. Bartlett

Concord: Historic, Literary and Picturesque (1895), by George B. Bartlett

A Guide to Concord, Mass., and Other Historic Places. Concord, Lexington, Sudbury, Bedford, Acton, Boston

The story of Concord told by Concord writers (1906), edited by Josephine Latham Swayne

Concord: A Pilgrimage to the Historic and Literary Center of America (1922)

Commemorations and Celebrations

An oration delivered at Concord, April the nineteenth, 1825 (1825), by Edward Everett

An oration delivered at Concord: on the celebration of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the events of April, 19, 1775 (1850), by Robert Rantoul, Jr.

Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Soldiers’ Monument, in Concord, Mass. (1867)

Proceedings at the centennial celebration of Concord fight, April 19, 1875 (1876)

Celebration of the Two Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Incorporation of Concord, September 12, 1885 (1885)

The story of Patriot’s day, Lexington and Concord, April 19, 1775: with poems brought out on the first observation of the anniversary holiday and the forms in which it was celebrated (1895), by George J. Varney

An April day: a poem read at the celebration of the one-hundred and twenty-fifth anniversary of Concord fight, April 19, 1900 (1900), by Edward Waldo Emerson

The Centenary of the Birth of Ralph Waldo Emerson as Observed in Concord May 25, 1903, Under the Direction of the Social Circle in Concord (1903)

The Hawthorne Centenary Celebration at the Wayside, Concord, Massachusetts, July 4-7, 1904 (1905)

The Melvin Memorial, Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord, Massachusetts, a Brother’s Tribute, Exercises at Dedication, June 16, 1909 (1910)