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Concord Museum

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200 Lexington Rd
Concord, Massachusetts 01742
978-369-9763 http://www.concordmuseum.org/

The Concord Museum is a museum of local history located at 200 Lexington Road, Concord, Massachusetts, United States, and best known for its collection of artifacts from authors Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau.

September 2019

The Cabinetmaker’s Account

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Concord Museum, 200 Lexington Rd
Concord, Massachusetts 01742
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Jay Robert Stiefel, historian of Colonial Philadelphia society and its material culture, will introduce the life and work of English emigrant joiner John Head (1688-1754). Head’s Philadelphia account book is the earliest and most complete to have survived from any cabinetmaker working in either Great Britain or British North America.

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Along Battle Road Walking Tour

September 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Concord Museum, 200 Lexington Rd
Concord, Massachusetts 01742
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Visitors will follow in Paul Revere's footsteps as we retrace the journey he took on horseback the night of April 18, 1775 to warn colonists about the approach of the British regulars. First-person interpreters playing Concord residents who were eyewitnesses to the events of that fateful night and day will add a deeper level of…

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Film Screening of Nature: A Walking Play

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Concord Museum, 200 Lexington Rd
Concord, Massachusetts 01742
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The Concord Museum and The Old Manse welcome you a screening of Nature: A Walking Play (TigerLion Arts), which tells the story of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David ThoreauÕs friendship. The film documents the unique outdoor play which captures the complex relationship between these two characters and nature itself. Following the screening, the audience…

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October 2019

ÒOur Paradise in ConcordÓ: How Hawthorne Found Happiness

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Concord Museum, 200 Lexington Rd
Concord, Massachusetts 01742
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Nathaniel Hawthorne cherished his years at the Old Manse, where he and his wife Sophia lived from 1842 to 1845. How did the moody Salemite find happiness in Concord? Surveying his private life and published fiction, historian John Frederick Bell will explain how HawthorneÕs adopted home shaped his worldview.

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Concord Museum Ribbon-Cutting

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Concord Museum, 200 Lexington Rd
Concord, Massachusetts 01742
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Come see the newly renovated first phase of the Concord Museum! Visit the new Gateway to Concord, including the new Museum Shop! Explore the introductory gallery Concord: At the Center of Revolution; encounter the People of Musketaquid, and in the Concord Collects exhibition discover twenty remarkable works of art from four Concord private collections. Grand…

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GRAND OPENING: A New Concord Museum Experience!

October 11 @ 10:00 am - October 14 @ 4:00 pm
Concord Museum, 200 Lexington Rd
Concord, Massachusetts 01742
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Come see the newly renovated first phase of the Concord Museum! Visit the new Gateway to Concord, including the new Museum Shop! Explore the introductory gallery Concord: At the Center of Revolution; encounter the People of Musketaquid, and in the Concord Collects exhibition discover twenty remarkable works of art from four Concord private collections. Grand…

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Jenna Blum in conversation with Louisa May Alcott

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Concord Museum, 200 Lexington Rd
Concord, Massachusetts 01742
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Kick-off the 27th Annual Concord Festival of Authors with New York Times bestselling novelist Jenna Blum in conversation with one of AmericaÕs most prolific writers, Louisa May Alcott.Ê The fiercely independent author of Little Women is portrayed by Director of Louisa May AlcottÕs Orchard House Jan Turnquist. Reception to follow.

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