Concord

Concord

Concord History
http://www.concordma.com/history.html

Concord Historic Buildings Website
http://www.concordlibrary.org/scollect/BuildingHistories/

Concord Chamber of Commerce: Visitor Information
http://www.concordchamberofcommerce.org/concord_visitor-info2.htm

Minute Man National Historical Park
http://www.nps.gov/mima/index.htm

Orchard House
http://www.louisamayalcott.org/

The Wayside: Home of Authors
http://www.nps.gov/archive/mima/wayside/index1.htm

Ralph Waldo Emerson House
http://www.rwe.org/emersonhouse/

The Old Manse (The Trustees of Reservations)
http://www.thetrustees.org/places-to-visit/greater-boston/old-manse.html

Concord Museum
http://www.concordmuseum.org/

The Concord Free Public Library
http://www.concordlibrary.org/

Wright Tavern Center for Spiritual Renewal
http://www.wrighttavern.org/cms/

Walden Pond State Reservation
http://www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/walden/

The Thoreau Institute at Walden Woods Library
http://www.walden.org/institute/

The Thoreau Society
http://www.thoreausociety.org/

Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
http://www.concordma.gov/pages/concordma_cemetery/sleepy

Sleepy Hollow Cemetery: A Tour
http://www.concordma.com/magazine/novdec01/sleepyhollow.html

Find-A-Grave: Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
http://www.findagrave.com/php/famous.php?FScemeteryid=91709&page=cem

Battle of Concord

Lexington and Concord
http://www.patriotresource.com/battles/lexington.html

Battle of Lexington and Concord
http://www.wpi.edu/Academics/Depts/MilSci/Resources/lexcon.html

The Battle of Concord
http://www.hobart.k12.in.us/cside/American%20Revolution/revwar/concord.htm

British Documents about April 19, 1775
http://www.winthrop.dk/reports.html

A Revolutionary Day: Concord, Massachusetts
http://www.revolutionaryday.com/usroute20/concord/default.htm

Books

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

Guidebooks

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)

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One Response to Concord

  1. Edwin Calhoun says:

    My wife is a decendant of the Calvin C DAMON family. Her grand fathers name was Damon. She has done a family tree and found all the names listed of the Damons related to her grand father. They are buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetary in Concord. I have been trying to find any info I can about the grave site and pictures if any. We were there just before July 4th and took some pictures but I was hoping to find some on the web…Thanks…Ed Calhoun…Colebrook N H.

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