11 Sights in Concord, United States (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in Concord, United States. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 11 sights are available in Concord, United States.

List of cities in United StatesSightseeing Tours in Concord

1. Carolina Renaissance Festival

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The Carolina Renaissance Festival is a 25 acre renaissance themed amusement park and one of the largest Renaissance fairs in America. The Festival is set in a fictional storybook village of "Fairhaven" and nestled within 325 acres of autumn woodlands. The open air village and artisan marketplace contains cottages and bungalows of 16th century European architecture. Inside the village gates are over 140 merchants, crafters, and artisans. Sixteen outdoor stages are used for theater, comedy, music, dance, magic, circus entertainments, swimming mermaids, and live falconry demonstrations. Hundreds of costumed villagers and fantasy characters roam the lanes offering additional interactive entertainment. The Festival's premier attractions feature knights on horseback jousting three times daily inside the Queen's tournament arena, Falconry presentations, and Swimming Mermaids. The Festival is held annually on Saturdays and Sundays in October and November and three consecutive week dates in October as a field trip destination for area schools. The Festival is located just north of Charlotte, North Carolina between the towns of Huntersville and Concord near the intersection of 73 and Poplar Tent Road and with equal distance access to I-77 and I-85. An average of 195,000 visitors time travel to the Festival during its fall season.

Wikipedia: Carolina Renaissance Festival (EN), Website

2. Concord Monument Square-Lexington Road Historic District

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The Concord Monument Square–Lexington Road Historic District is an historic district in Concord, Massachusetts. Monument Square, at the center of the district, was laid out in 1635. The district includes a collection of well-preserved residential houses stretching along Lexington Street southeast from the square, and along Lowell northwest of the square. The square is prominently known as the site of British activities on April 19, 1775, the day of the Battles of Lexington and Concord which began the American Revolutionary War, and of earlier meetings by Massachusetts Patriots which were held in the First Parish Church and Wright's Tavern. The Tavern and the Ralph Waldo Emerson House, which stands near the eastern end of the district, are both National Historic Landmarks. The district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.

Wikipedia: Concord Monument Square-Lexington Road Historic District (EN)

3. Egg Rock

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Egg Rock

Egg Rock is an outcrop of Silurian Straw Hollow Diorite at the confluence of the Assabet and Sudbury rivers, where they form the Concord River in Concord, Massachusetts. The outcrop is located on a roughly oval intermittent island of about 100 by 50 meters. Egg Rock is usually accessible using foot trails over land, but during high river levels the island is separated from the mainland by a narrow channel. The highest point of Egg Rock is about 39 meters above mean sea level and about 6 meters above normal river level.

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4. Minute Man Monument

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Minute Man Monument

The Minute Man is an 1874 sculpture by Daniel Chester French in Minute Man National Historical Park, Concord, Massachusetts. It was created between 1871 and 1874 after extensive research, and was originally intended to be made of stone. The medium was switched to bronze and it was cast from ten Civil War-era cannons appropriated by Congress.

Wikipedia: The Minute Man (EN)

5. Emerson House

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Emerson House Daderot. / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Ralph Waldo Emerson House is a house museum located at 18 Cambridge Turnpike, Concord, Massachusetts, and a National Historic Landmark for its associations with American philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson. He and his family named the home Bush. The museum is open mid-April to mid-October; an admission fee is charged.

Wikipedia: Ralph Waldo Emerson House (EN), Website

6. Colonel Barrett House

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The Col. James Barrett Farm is a historic American Revolutionary War site in Concord, Massachusetts, associated with the revolution's first battle, the 1775 battles of Lexington and Concord. His farm was the storage site of all the town of Concord's militia gunpowder, weapons and two pairs of prized bronze cannons.

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7. Orchard House Museum

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Orchard House is a historic house museum in Concord, Massachusetts, United States, opened to the public on May 27, 1912. It was the longtime home of Amos Bronson Alcott (1799–1888) and his family, including his daughter Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888), who wrote and set her novel Little Women (1868–69) there.

Wikipedia: Orchard House (EN)

8. Judge David Hibbard Homestead

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The Judge David Hibbard Homestead is a historic farm property on Woodland Road in Concord, Vermont. The farmhouse, built in 1814 for a prominent local lawyer, is one of the finest examples of Federal period architecture in northeastern Vermont. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.

Wikipedia: Judge David Hibbard Homestead (EN), Heritage Website

9. Cabarrus Arts Council

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Cabarrus Arts Council US Census, Ruhrfisch, Dincher / CC-BY-SA-3.0

This list includes properties and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Cabarrus County, North Carolina. Click the "Map of all coordinates" link to the right to view an online map of all properties and districts with latitude and longitude coordinates in the table below.

Wikipedia: National Register of Historic Places listings in Cabarrus County, North Carolina (EN)

10. Sleepy Hollow Cemetery

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Sleepy Hollow Cemetery Photo by Wikipedia user Bikeable / CC BY-SA 2.5

Sleepy Hollow Cemetery is a rural cemetery located on Bedford Street near the center of Concord, Massachusetts. The cemetery is the burial site of a number of famous Concordians, including some of the United States' greatest authors and thinkers, especially on a hill known as "Authors' Ridge."

Wikipedia: Sleepy Hollow Cemetery (Concord, Massachusetts) (EN)

11. Galindo House and Gardens

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The Don Francisco Galindo House, known locally as the Galindo House and Gardens, is a 19th-century house in Concord, California built in 1856 by Francisco Galindo and his wife, Maria Dolores Manuela (Pacheco) Galindo, daughter of Salvio Pacheco who was the grantee of Rancho Monte del Diablo.

Wikipedia: Don Francisco Galindo House (EN), Website


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