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Why Concord?

January 1, 2007 - December 31, 2076

Why Concord?, a six-gallery exhibition, explores the making of Concord as a particular community and as a New England and American symbol. The town of Concord, Massachusetts has played a significant part in the history of New England and the nation. Founded by English settlers in 1635, it was the first inland town in Massachusetts,... View Article

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Beyond Midnight: Paul Revere and His Ride

February 14 - June 7

Paul Revere (1734- 1818), the Revolutionary War patriot, was immortalized in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s 1860 poem, “Paul Revere’s Ride,” with the famous opening lines:  “Listen, my children, and you shall hear, of the midnight ride of Paul Revere.”  We know him as a revolutionary war hero, but Paul Revere was also an artisan, entrepreneur, master... View Article

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Gallery Talk: 250th Anniversary of the Boston Massacre

March 5 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Concord Museum Edward W. Kane Executive Director, Tom Putnam, discusses the Boston Massacre and its legacy in this special gallery talk in Beyond Midnight: Paul Revere and His Ride.  Using multiple editions and interpretations of Paul Revere’s print of the events on the Boston Common, Putnam unveils how a skirmish between neighbors sparked a city’s... View Article

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