Concord History: A Look Back in Time
Concord’s Colonial Inn’s structure was built in 1716 well before the American Revolutionary War began, making us a unique part of Concord history. Many historical events happen year-round in Concord, MA, and we welcome you to join us each year. Our staff will provide information to ensure you are informed on what places to visit around the area, here are a couple worth checking out.
Minute Man National Historical Park
When taking a walk through the Minute Man National Historical Park visit the North Bridge as this is where the first shot was fired, also known as “the shot heard around the world” that started the American Revolutionary War. Stop by the visitor center where you’ll learn about what happened that day in 1775, a map that orients you to specific areas in the park, and you’ll also be able to watch a short video about the transpiring events. There are many trails throughout the park, structures, historic sites, landscapes and so much more associated with the Revolutionary War opening battles. When making a list of things to do in Concord, MA, plan an afternoon venture to the park to learn about Concord history.
The Concord Museum is an excellent stop for those wanting to learn more about the history of Concord, Ma. You’ll be able to browse through the historical museum on your own time or opt for a guided tour to gain further education and ask questions. You’ll love seeing the framed 1775 world-famous Paul Revere’s lantern, Native American tools, objects from the colonial period including textiles, clothing, furniture and the many other historical artifacts in six diverse gallery spaces. During your getaway, stop into the museum where you’ll be able to get an up-close look at what makes our town so special.
As you learn about the history in town, you’ll be interested to know that one of our buildings on-site was used as a storehouse for firearms during the war, which may be why some say our inn is classified as a possibly haunted hotel. While you’re staying at the inn, we suggest checking out the local landmarks as many areas will take you back in time. Each of our rooms offers a historic atmosphere mixed in with modern-day amenities such as free wi-fi, 42” flat-screen TV, hairdryer among other necessities for a comfortable stay. Please call to set up your reservations at 1-800-370-9200.