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The Town of Concord, MA is rich in American revolutionary and literary history. Take part in a 75-minute walking tour led by certified guides. Starting at the Concord Visitors Center located at 58 Main Street. Guests will visit sites such as The Milldam, Monument Square, The Old Hill Burial Ground and more! 

 

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Walking Tours

Daily Historic Tour

Walking tours depart the Concord Visitor Center at 1:00PM, daily. The 75 minute experience will introduce guests to the Downtown Concord area and will touch on Concord’s rich Revolutionary and Literary history while visiting sites such as The Milldam, Monument Square, The Old Hill Burial Ground and more.

Reservations are not required but we do recommend you arrive 15 minutes prior to the tour to purchase your tickets. Tours leave the Concord Visitor Center located at 58 Main Street Concord, MA, rain or shine.  Purchase tickets at Visitor Center or Click here to purchase tickets on-line

Adults (13+)  $15

Youth (12 and under) $12

Senior Citizens (65+) $12

Orchard House

Little Women Tour

This 90 minute tour features Louisa May Alcott in her starring role in Concord History.  Guests will depart the Visitor Center and walk through Downtown Concord, learning about Louisa’s role as a suffragette and continue to Sleepy Hollow Cemetery’s Author’s Ridge, where Louisa and many other famous authors are buried.

Adults (13+) $15
Youth (12 and under) $12
Senior Citizens (65+) $12

Reservations are required.call 978-318-3061 or email visitors@concordma.gov to request your date and time.

 

African American History Bike Tour

African-American History of Concord Bike Tour This 90 minute (about 5 miles) bike tour highlights African-American history by exploring slavery, the first generation of freed African-Americans and Abolitionism in Concord.  Guests will bike to the Robbins House, John Jack’s Grave and various houses that were part of the Underground Railroad.

This tour was originally developed for the Concord Museum. Information on their current exhibits and hours, please visit www.concordmuseum.org

 

Available Dates:
Saturday, September 5 at 11:00am
Saturday, September 19  at 11:00am
Sunday, October 3 at 11:00am
Other private tour dates available by request- email visitors@concordma.gov to ask
Tours depart from the Visitor Center.    Bring your own bike, lock and helmet.
Cost: $20 per person.  Reservations are required. Click here to purchase tickets on-line.

Old Hill Burying Ground

Three Cemeteries Walking Tour

Hear the voices of the silent stones in Concord’s cemeteries on this 90-minute tour. Scenic, wooded Sleepy Hollow is the most famous, with highlights including the magnificent Melvin Memorial and the graves of Concord’s literary giants: Alcott, Thoreau, Hawthorne, and Emerson. The Hill Burying Ground and the South Burying Ground are the resting places of Revolutionary War heroes and their ancestors back to the 1600s—and one stone tells the story of an enslaved Concordian who won his emancipation and lived here as a free man. Reservations are NOT required. Click here to reserve tickets on-line, or call 978-831-3061 or come in person! Please note that this tour covers approximately 1.5 miles over uneven and steep surfaces. Please wear comfortable shoes.

Offered every Thursday and Saturday at 4pm.  Tours depart from the Visitor Center

 

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