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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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Rescheduled: Every Path Laid Open: Women of Concord and the Quest for Equality

June 26 @ 10:00 am - November 15 @ 4:00 pm

Every Path Laid Open: Women of Concord and the Quest for Equality includes rare artifacts from the collection that tell the story of Concord women of the past - some famous and some almost invisible. Each portrait, needlework, or piece of furniture, carefully preserved by succeeding generations and now by the Concord Museum, makes it possible... View Article

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10:00 am

April 19, 1775 Galleries open today!

November 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Today the Concord Museum will debut three new permanent galleries chronicling the events of April 19, 1775  and their revolutionary effect on American history! The oft-told story of the battle at Concord’s North Bridge comes to life in dramatic new and more inclusive ways to recount the fateful moment when the first shots were fired... View Article

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7:00 pm

Film Screening: The Making of Joe Wheeler: A Concord Story

November 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Concord Museum, 53 Cambridge Turnpike
Concord, MA 01742 United States
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https://youtu.be/fana3gsCeFs Born on Thoreau Farm in 1926, Joe Wheeler went on to help farmers and others across the world. His idealism was forged in Concord during the Depression and World War II. Motivated to help build a war-free, prosperous world, he spent most of his life abroad assisting others through the U.S. Agency for International... View Article

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