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.
We invite you to read our Winter 2021 Issue. If you love history and books, don't miss our conversation with Robert Gross about his newest title, The Transcendentalists and Their World, and discover two other Concord-based authors, Alan Lightman and Samantha Power. Or share in Nathanial Hawthorne's musings of winter. By the way, who did win the battles of Lexington and Concord? Find out in this issue. If you haven't seen the new Concord Sign Museum yet, catch a sneak peek and then head outdoors for some winter fun -- we'll share ideas of where to go and what to do to get the most out of winter in Concord.
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.