Old North Bridge near Concord, Massachusetts. The Old North Bridge was a site of the fighting during the first battle day fo the Revolutionary War. <br /> <br /> The Old North Bridge crosses the Concord River in Concord, Massachusetts and is an important historical site in the Battle of Lexington and Concord at the beginning of the American Revolution. The Revolution lasted from 1775-1783.
This is the lantern hung in the Old North Church on April 18, 1775, made famous due to Paul Revere's midnight ride to alert the towns outlying Boston of the British approach. The next day (April 19), the Battles of Lexington and Concord began the American Revolution. The lantern now resides in the Concord Museum, in Concord, Massachusetts, USA.
North Bridge in Concord, MA - famous for the "shot heard 'round the world," & the monument built in 1836 commemorating the battle in 1775. These grounds are where local Minutemen experienced their 1st American Revolutionary War victory by forcing the British to retreat back to Boston on April 19, 1775. #RevolutionaryWar
George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters at Valley Forge in Pennsylvania. Valley Forge, Pennsylvania was the site of the camp where the American Continental Army wintered from 1777–1778 during the American Revolutionary War.
On April 19th, 1775, The first battle of the revolutionary war was fought throughout Concord, Lexington, and towards Boston. Ralph Waldo Emerson famously described the event: “The shot heard around the world.” Visitors at this beautiful park can see the historic battlefields and read first hand accounts of the war from Concord authors. Make sure to see one of the famous Battle Road reenactments held every April.