Minute Man National Historical Park
The purpose of Minute Man National Historical Park is to preserve and interpret the significant historic structures and landscapes associated with the opening of the American Revolution which lie along the route of battle of April 19, 1775, and to foster understanding of the events, causes, and consequences of the American Revolution. Another purpose of Minute Man National Historical Park is to preserve and interpret The Wayside, home of major 19th-century American authors.
Minute Man National Historical Park is comprised of 1038 acres and is located in Concord, Lexington, and Lincoln, Massachusetts. The park was established in 1959 and currently attracts more than one million visitors each year.
Learn more about the Visitor Centers, sites, structures, and landscapes to visit at the Park website.