Discover Concord Massachusetts' history, museums, parks, shops, and more!

Discover Concord Massachusetts' history, museums, parks, shops, and more!Discover Concord Massachusetts' history, museums, parks, shops, and more!Discover Concord Massachusetts' history, museums, parks, shops, and more!

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Buy a gift card, order take out, or contact your favorite shop to order something special to be delivered to you or a loved one.  Support them now, so they will be there when our beautiful town opens up once more. #ConcordTogether


Learn more about Concord Businesses in our "Virtual Visit" section.


Watch videos from some of our local merchants on the Concord Together YouTube channel.


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Doris Kearns Goodwin: A Love Letter to Concord

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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.

NEW! Our Spring Issue

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We invite you to read our newly-released Spring issue.  Witness the events leading up to the "Shot Heard 'Round the World" from the perspective of a British soldier, a Minuteman, and even the ordinary Concord Citizen - and so much more!

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Discover the world of Gregory Maguire - author of Wicked and more than 30 children's books and adult novels - and Andrew Newman - whose art graces the walls of galleries in North America and across Europe.

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The writings of Henry David Thoreau - and the beautiful town of Concord where he lived - have fascinated people around the world for nearly a century.  For Kara - who is legally blind - visiting Concord was a dream come true.  Share in her amazing story here.

Walking Map of the neighborhoods of Concord, Massachusetts

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Walking Map of the neighborhoods of Concord, Massachusetts

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Plan your visit with this walking map of Concord Center, Thoreau Depot, and West Concord neighborhoods.  The maps include attractions, historic must-see sites, shops, restaurants, and more.

women who influenced concord's history

Walking Map of the neighborhoods of Concord, Massachusetts

Walking Map of the neighborhoods of Concord, Massachusetts

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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.

architecture: concord's mid-century homes

William emerson: concord's patriot minister

William emerson: concord's patriot minister

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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.

William emerson: concord's patriot minister

William emerson: concord's patriot minister

William emerson: concord's patriot minister

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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."

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William emerson: concord's patriot minister

the lost loves of elizabeth peabody

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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.