We invite you to read our Fall 2021 Issue.
Delve into the world of America's Revolutionaries in the months leading up to war. Travel back in time to 1842 and the fascinating world of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Nathaniel Hawthorne, the Alcotts and other fascinating influencers in what became known as The Summer of Authors. Learn more about the Black Heroes of the Underground Railroad.
From pumpkin patches to cider donuts and so many other things to see and do - browse our pages and plan the ultimate visit to Concord with the latest information on where to shop, eat, and stay in Concord!
Meet legendary Don Henley, founding member of the legendary band The Eagles and passionate conservationist. Learn what moved this dynamic man to help protect Walden Woods and the legacy of Henry David Thoreau.
Share a moment with beloved American Presidential Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin in this intimate interview at her Concord home. She enchants us with the fascinating life that she and her husband Dick Goodwin shared - and explains why Concord's "living history" inspires her work.
Plan your visit with this guide to where to shop, where to eat, and where to stay in Concord. Plus enjoy our walking map of Concord Center, Thoreau Depot, and West Concord neighborhoods. The maps include attractions, historic must-see sites, shops, restaurants, and more.
The fiery sermons of the Reverend William Emerson helped push Concordians to take up arms against the British regulars - earning him the title of "A Very Bad Subject of the Crown."
Concord is home to many women who helped shape our nation's history. Here we share the amazing stories of Sara Ripley, Sophia Peabody Hawthorne, Helen Louisa Thoreau, and Lydia Jackson Emerson.
Concord's hidden architectural gem is a collection of mid-century homes. Learn about architects Marvin Goody, John Clancy, Carl Koch, William Berkes, and Robert Brownell - who introduced this unique style to Concord.
Elizabeth Peabody was a fascinating woman. She founded a publishing house and was a friend to the Transcendentalists. But she was unlucky in love - losing a beau not once, but twice, to her more fortunate sisters.
Concord, Massachusetts is home of the "Shot Heard 'Round the World" and the beginning of the American Revolution. Literary legends Louisa May Alcott, Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Nathanial Hawthorne all made their home here. You can still visit the places that inspired so much of our country's history. Discover Concord will guide you to the fascinating history of this first inland settlement in New England. You'll also learn about the current people, places, and events that make Concord a great place to explore. Discover living history, national parks and hiking trails, charming shops and restaurants, gracious inns, and lots of family friendly things to see and do - all in the pages of this award-winning magazine.
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