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Your 90-minute Liberty Ride itinerary through Lexington and Concord involves the following routes:
Lexington Visitors’ Center – your tour starts and ends here at 1875 Massachusetts Avenue in Lexington.
Lexington Battle Green – see the National Historic Landmark where the Lexington militia bravely confronted 800+ British Redcoats during the early hours of April 19, 1775, in the first battle of the American Revolution.
Buckman Tavern – an 18th-century taproom where the Lexington militia congregated the night before the Battle.
Hancock-Clarke House – Final destination of Paul Revere. Where colonial leaders John Hancock and Samuel Adams slept the night before the battle.
Munroe Tavern – Tavern was used as a field hospital by British troops on April 19, 1775.
Paul Revere’s Capture Site – where the famous “midnight ride” came to an abrupt end.
Meriam’s Corner – where British Regulars came under fire as they retreated to Boston.
Orchard House – Home where Author Louisa May Alcott wrote “Little Women.”
Colonial Inn – Still-functioning Inn and historic landmark in the heart of Concord Center. The Inn was later home to Henry David Thoreau.
Old Manse – Home of Minister William Emerson, his grandson Ralph Waldo Emerson, and the honeymoon home of Nathaniel and Sophia Hawthorne.
Concord Museum – Museum boasts a significant collection of historical artifacts, including the famed Revere lantern, Emerson’s study, and Thoreau’s desk.
The Wayside – Home of many notable historical figures, including the Alcott Family, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Margaret Sidney.
Emerson House – Home of Ralph Waldo Emerson, the foremost 19th-century literary figure.
North Bridge – where colonial militiamen were first ordered to fire upon the British Regulars. Home of French’s Concord Minuteman statue.
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Please Note: the Liberty Ride is a guided narrated tour, not a hop-on hop-off trolley. Guests remain on the trolley for the duration of the trip, except for a 15-minute stop at the North Bridge in Concord. The Liberty Ride is wheelchair accessible.