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Concord, Massachusetts
The Old Manse, home to Ralph Waldo Emerson and later Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Seal
Settled: 1635 – Incorporated: 1635
Zip Code(s): 01742 – Area Code(s): 351 / 978
Official website: http://www.concordnet.org/
Location
Location of Concord, Massachusetts
Location in Massachusetts
Government
County Middlesex County
Form of Government Open town meeting
Executive office Town Manager
Geography
Area
Total 25.9 mi² / 67.4 km²
Land 24.9 mi² / 64.5 km²
Water 1.0 mi² / 2.5 km²
Coordinates 42°27′37″ N
71°20′58″ W
Elevation 141 ft / 43 m
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)
Population
Total (2000) 16993
Density 682.0/mi² / 263.3/km²

Concord is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in the United States. As of the 2000 Census, the town population was about 17,000. Although a small town, Concord is noted for its leading roles in American history and literature. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 1062 KB) The Old Manse, Concord, Massachusetts. ... The Old Manse, viewed from its Concord River side. ... Ralph Waldo Emerson Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803-April 27, 1882) was an American author, poet, and philosopher. ... Nathaniel Hawthorne (July 4, 1804 - May 19, 1864) was a 19th century American novelist and short story writer. ... Image File history File links Courtesy of the Town of Concord, MA. File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... 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Area codes 351 and 978 are Commonwealth of Massachusetts area codes serving the communities of Fitchburg and Peabody as well as northeastern Massachusetts. ... Area codes 351 and 978 are Commonwealth of Massachusetts area codes serving the communities of Fitchburg and Peabody as well as northeastern Massachusetts. ... Image File history File links Concord_ma_highlight. ... Official language(s) English Capital Boston Largest city Boston Area  Ranked 44th  - Total 10,555 sq mi (27,360 km²)  - Width 183 miles (295 km)  - Length 113 miles (182 km)  - % water 13. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Middlesex County is a county located in the commonwealth of Massachusetts. ... The State House in Boston The state legislature is formally styled the Great and General Court; the highest court is the Supreme Judicial Court. ... 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Official language(s) English Capital Boston Largest city Boston Area  Ranked 44th  - Total 10,555 sq mi (27,360 km²)  - Width 183 miles (295 km)  - Length 113 miles (182 km)  - % water 13. ... 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... Pre-Colonial America For details, see the main Pre-Colonial America article. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

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History

Concord was first settled in 1635 and was officially incorporated in that same year. Concord was a site of the initial conflict in the American Revolutionary War, the Battle of Lexington and Concord. Events February 10 - The Académie française in Paris is expanded to become a national academy for the artistic elite. ... Combatants American Revolutionaries, France, The Netherlands, Spain, American Indians Great Britain, German mercenaries, Loyalists, American Indians Canadian Indians Commanders George Washington, Comte de Rochambeau, Nathanael Greene, Bernardo de Gálvez Sir William Howe, Sir Henry Clinton, Lord Cornwallis (more commanders) The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), also known as the... The Battle of Lexington and Concord on April 19, 1775 was the first battle of the American Revolutionary War and was described as the shot heard round the world in Emersons Concord Hymn. ...


Concord also has a remarkably rich literary history centered in the mid-nineteenth century. Among them were writers Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804–1864) and Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888), whose novel Little Women (1868) was based in part on her experiences as a child in Concord; and Transcendentalist philosophers Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882) and Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862), who lived in a small cabin on nearby Walden Pond, where he wrote Walden (1854). Philosopher Bronson Alcott (1799–1888), father of Louisa May, and Rev. William Emerson (1769–1811), father of Ralph Waldo, were also notable residents. These persons all lived nearby and knew each other, some quite well, and were also connected with the major cultural center of Boston. Many are buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord. Nathaniel Hawthorne (July 4, 1804 - May 19, 1864) was a 19th century American novelist and short story writer. ... Louisa May Alcott Louisa May Alcott (November 29, 1832 – March 6, 1888) was an American novelist, best known for the novel Little Women, which she wrote in 1868. ... Little Women is a novel by Louisa May Alcott published on September 30, 1868, concerning the lives and loves of four sisters growing up during the American Civil War. ... Transcendentalism was a group of new ideas in literature, religion, culture, and philosophy that emerged in the New England region of the United States of America in the early-to mid-19th century. ... Ralph Waldo Emerson Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803-April 27, 1882) was an American author, poet, and philosopher. ... Henry David Thoreau Henry David Thoreau (July 12, 1817 – May 6, 1862; born David Henry Thoreau) was an American author, development critic, naturalist, transcendentalist, pacifist, tax resister and philosopher who is most famous for his written account, Walden, a reflection upon simple living amongst nature, and his essay, Civil Disobedience... Thoreaus Cove, Concord, Mass. ... Thoreaus Cove, Concord, Mass. ... Amos Bronson Alcott (November 29, 1799–March 4, 1888) was an American teacher and writer. ... The Rev. ... Boston is a town and small port c. ... Sleepy Hollow Cemetery is a cemetery located on Bedford Road in the center of Concord, Massachusetts. ...


The Wayside house, which was occupied by scientist John Winthrop (1714–1779) when Harvard College was temporarily moved to Concord during the Revolutionary War, was later the home of Bronson and Louisa May Alcott (when it was called Hillside), who sold it to Nathaniel Hawthorne in 1852 and named it The Wayside. Nathaniel Hawthorne had previously lived in The Old Manse. The Alcotts moved into The Orchard House in 1858, where Lousia May wrote Little Women. Today, The Wayside and The Orchard House are both museums. The Wayside, home in turn to authors Louisa May Alcott, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Margaret Sidney. ... John Winthrop (December 19, 1714 – May 3, 1779) (not to be confused with his great-great-great-grandfather John Winthrop, founder of the Massachusetts Bay colony) was the 2nd Hollis Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy in Harvard College. ... Harvard Yard Harvard College is the undergraduate section and oldest school of Harvard University, having been founded in 1636. ... The Old Manse, viewed from its Concord River side. ... Orchard House. ...


Ephraim Bull developed the now-ubiquitous Concord grape at his home on Lexington Road, where the original vine still grows. Welch's, the first company to sell grape juice, maintains a small headquarters in Concord. Concord grapes are a variety of grape used as both a table grapes and wine grapes. ... Welchs is the brand name of Welch Foods Inc. ...


Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 67.1 km² (25.9 mi²). 64.5 km² (24.9 mi²) of it is land and 2.5 km² (1.0 mi²) of it (3.75%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Demographics

Main Street from Monument Square, Concord, MA.

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 16,993 people, 5,948 households, and 4,437 families residing in the town. The population density was 263.3/km² (682.0/mi²). There were 6,153 housing units at an average density of 95.3/km² (246.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 91.64% White, 2.24% African American, 0.09% Native American, 2.90% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 2.12% from other races, and 0.99% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.80% of the population. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 978 KB) The Wayside, Concord, Massachusetts. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 978 KB) The Wayside, Concord, Massachusetts. ... The Wayside, home in turn to authors Louisa May Alcott, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Margaret Sidney. ... Louisa May Alcott Louisa May Alcott (November 29, 1832 – March 6, 1888) was an American novelist, best known for the novel Little Women, which she wrote in 1868. ... Nathaniel Hawthorne (July 4, 1804 - May 19, 1864) was a 19th century American novelist and short story writer. ... Margaret Sidney was the pseudonym of Harriett Mulford Stone (June 22, 1844–August 2, 1924). ... Concord, MA.jpg (Will Payne) PD This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... Concord, MA.jpg (Will Payne) PD This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 13,090 households out of which 37.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.5% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.4% were non-families. 22.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.08. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the town the population was spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 28.4% from 45 to 64, and 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 100.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.8 males.


The median income for a household in the town was $95,897, and the median income for a family was $115,839. Males had a median income of $82,374 versus $47,739 for females. The per capita income for the town was $51,477. About 2.1% of families and 3.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.7% of those under age 18 and 3.3% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Pronunciation

A great number of people mispronounce the name of Concord, including tourists and the children on the Welch's Fruit Juice commercials. The most common mispronunciation is "kon-kord," with the second syllable pronounced like the word "chord." The correct pronunciation would be saying the name of the town as if it were the word "conquered," with the "ord" in the name of the town pronounced as if it were "erd" as in "nerd." Welchs is the brand name of Welch Foods Inc. ...


Massachusetts natives with Boston accent often pronounce Concord "konk-id.". The Boston accent is the dialect of English not only of the city of Boston, Massachusetts itself, but more generally of all of eastern Massachusetts; it shares much in common with the accents of Rhode Island, New Hampshire, southern Maine, and northeastern Connecticut. ...


Points of interest

Old North Bridge. ... The Old Manse, viewed from its Concord River side. ... The Wayside, home in turn to authors Louisa May Alcott, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Margaret Sidney. ... Old North Bridge. ... Thoreaus Cove, Concord, Mass. ...

Schools

  • Concord Carlisle Regional High School, the local Public High School which the neighboring town Carlisle shares with Concord
  • Concord Middle School (consisting of Sanborn and Peabody buildings, the local Public Middle School
  • Alcott, Willard, Thoreau and formerly Ripley, the local public elementary schools
  • Concord Academy and Middlesex School, private preparatory schools.
  • The Fenn School and The Nashoba Brooks School, private day schools, the former being all-boys, grades 4-9, and the latter being gender integrated through 3rd grade and all-girls for grades 4-8.

Sanborn is the name of several places in the United States of America: Sanborn, Georgia Sanborn, Florida Sanborn, Iowa Sanborn, Minnesota Sanborn, Nebraska Sanborn, New York Sanborn, North Dakota Sanborn, Wisconsin Sanborn County, South Dakota This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might... Peabody may refer to: Peabody Award, for radio and television journalism. ... Concord Academy Concord Academy is an independent college preparatory school for grades 9 through 12 located in Concord, Massachusetts. ... Middlesex School The Circle, Middlesex School, Concord, Massachusetts Clay Centennial Center, Middlesex School, Concord, Massachusetts Middlesex School is an independent secondary school for grades 9 - 12 located in Concord, Massachusetts. ... The Fenn School is an all boys private school in Concord, Massachusetts serving grades 4-9. ...

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The Berkshires | Blackstone Valley | Cape Ann | Cape Cod and the Islands | Greater Boston | Merrimack Valley | MetroWest | North Shore | Pioneer Valley | Quabbin Valley | South Coast | South Shore | Western Massachusetts Wikitravel is a project to create an open content, complete, up-to-date, and reliable world-wide travel guide. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Massachusetts. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Minor parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries â€¢ Politics Portal • • A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to... Official language(s) English Capital Boston Largest city Boston Area  Ranked 44th  - Total 10,555 sq mi (27,360 km²)  - Width 183 miles (295 km)  - Length 113 miles (182 km)  - % water 13. ... State seal of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. ... Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, The Hub of the Universe (The State House, according to Oliver Wendell Holmes, is the hub of the Solar System), Athens of America, The Cradle of Revolution Location in Massachusetts Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas M. Menino(D) Area    - City 232. ... This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... The Berkshires (pronounced as berk-shurs) are a branch of the Appalachian Mountains, centered in Western Massachusetts (with portions located in the adjacent states of Vermont, New York, and Connecticut), often referred to as the Berkshire Hills. ... The Blackstone Valley or Blackstone River Valley is a region of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. ... Cape Ann, Massachusetts Landsat satellite photo of Cape Ann Cape Ann is a rocky peninsula located in northeastern Massachusetts on the Atlantic Ocean. ... Cape Cod and Cape Cod Bay from space. ... Greater Boston is the area of Massachusetts closely surrounding Boston, Massachusetts. ... The Merrimack River, formed by the confluence of the Pemigewasset River (left) and Winnipesaukee River (right) is shown on a map of the northeastern United States The Merrimack River (or Merrimac River, an earlier spelling that is sometimes still used) is a 110-mile-long (177-kilometer-long) river in... The MetroWest region is an area outside the city of Boston, in the state of Massachusetts. ... The North Shore is a region north of Boston, consisting chiefly of urban suburban communities of Essex County along Massachusetts Bay. ... The southern portion of the Pioneer Valley looking south down the Connecticut River. ... The Quabbin Valley is a region of Massachusetts. ... The South Coast of Massachusetts is generally considered to be the region of southeastern Massachusetts consisting of southern Bristol and Plymouth counties facing Buzzards Bay and includes the cities of Fall River and New Bedford. ... The South Shore of Massachusetts is a geographic region stretching south and east from Boston along the shore of Massachusetts Bay toward Cape Cod. ... Western Massachusetts is a geographical region of the state of Massachusetts which contains the Berkshires and the Pioneer Valley. ...

Counties

Barnstable | Berkshire | Bristol | Dukes | Essex | Franklin | Hampden | Hampshire | Middlesex | Nantucket | Norfolk | Plymouth | Suffolk | Worcester This is a list of Massachusetts counties: Massachusetts counties Barnstable County: one of three original counties created in the Plymouth Colony in 1685. ... Barnstable County is a county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. ... Berkshire County is a county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. ... Bristol County is a county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. ... Dukes County is a county located in the state of Massachusetts. ... Essex County is a county located in the northeastern part of the state of Massachusetts. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of Massachusetts. ... Hampden County is a county located in the state of Massachusetts. ... Hampshire County is a county located in the state of Massachusetts. ... Middlesex County is a county located in the commonwealth of Massachusetts. ... Nantucket is an island south of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, formed of glacial moraine. ... Norfolk County is a county located in the state of Massachusetts. ... Plymouth County is a county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. ... Suffolk County is a county located in the state of Massachusetts. ... Worcester County is a county located in the state of Massachusetts. ...

Cities

Agawam | Amesbury | Attleboro | Barnstable | Beverly | Boston | Brockton | Cambridge | Chelsea | Chicopee | Easthampton | Everett | Fall River | Fitchburg | Franklin | Gardner | Gloucester | Greenfield | Haverhill | Holyoke | Lawrence | Leominster | Lowell | Lynn | Malden | Marlborough | Medford | Melrose | Methuen | New Bedford | Newburyport | Newton | North Adams | Northampton | Peabody | Pittsfield | Quincy | Revere | Salem | Springfield | Somerville | Southbridge | Taunton | Waltham | Watertown | West Springfield | Westfield | Weymouth | Woburn | Worcester This is a complete list of cities in Massachusetts. ... Agawam is a city located in Hampden County, Massachusetts. ... For the town in Wiltshire, England, see Amesbury Seal of Amesbury, MA Amesbury is a city located in Essex County, Massachusetts. ... Settled: 1634 â€“ Incorporated: 1694 Zip Code(s): 02703 â€“ Area Code(s): 508 / 774 Official website: http://www. ... Barnstable is a city located on Cape Cod in Massachusetts; it is the county seat of Barnstable County6. ... Beverly is a city in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States. ... Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, The Hub of the Universe (The State House, according to Oliver Wendell Holmes, is the hub of the Solar System), Athens of America, The Cradle of Revolution Location in Massachusetts Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas M. Menino(D) Area    - City 232. ... Settled: 1700 â€“ Incorporated: 1821 Zip Code(s): 02301 â€“ Area Code(s): 508 / 774 Official website: http://www. ... Cambridge City Hall Settled: 1630 â€“ Incorporated: 1636 Zip Code(s): 02139 â€“ Area Code(s): 617 / 857 Official website: http://www. ... Chelsea City Hall The City of Chelsea is located in Suffolk County, Massachusetts directly across the Mystic River from the City of Boston. ...   Settled: 1652 â€“ Incorporated: 1848 Zip Code(s): 01013 â€“ Area Code(s): 413 Official website: http://www. ... Easthampton is a city located in Hampshire County, Massachusetts. ... Everett is a city located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. ... Settled: 1656 â€“ Incorporated: 1803 Zip Code(s): 02720-02724 â€“ Area Code(s): 508 / 774 Official website: http://www. ...   Settled: 1730 â€“ Incorporated: 1764 Zip Code(s): 01420 â€“ Area Code(s): 351 / 978 Official website: http://www. ...   The Town of Franklin is a city[1] in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. ... Settled: 1764 â€“ Incorporated: 1785 Zip Code(s): 01440 â€“ Area Code(s): 351 / 978 Official website: http://www. ... Settled: 1623 â€“ Incorporated: 1642 Zip Code(s): 01930 â€“ Area Code(s): 351 / 978 Official website: http://www. ... Seal of Greenfield, MA The Town of Greenfield, a city to be known as the Town of Greenfield is located in Franklin County, Massachusetts. ... Seal of Haverhill, MA Haverhill is a city located in Essex County, Massachusetts. ... See Holyoke, Colorado for the city in Colorado. ... High Service Water Tower (1895), also called Tower Hill Water Tower, a notable eyecatcher or folly, named a Water Landmark in 1979 by the American Water Works Association. ... Nickname: Pioneer Plastics City Settled: 1653 â€“ Incorporated: 1740 Zip Code(s): 01453 â€“ Area Code(s): 351 / 978 Official website: http://www. ...   Settled: 1653 â€“ Incorporated: 1826 Zip Code(s): 01852 â€“ Area Code(s): 351 / 978 Official website: http://www. ... Lynn is a city in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States. ... Malden Auditorium in 1909   Settled: 1640 â€“ Incorporated: 1649 Zip Code(s): 02148 â€“ Area Code(s): 339 / 781 Official website: http://www. ... Marlborough is a city located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. ...   Settled: 1630 â€“ Incorporated: 1630 Zip Code(s): 02155 â€“ Area Code(s): 339 / 781 Official website: http://www. ... Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School prior to its demolition in 2005 Melrose is a city located in the Greater Boston metropolitan area and Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. ... Seal of Methuen, MA The Town of Methuen is a city located in Essex County, Massachusetts. ... Nickname: The Whaling City Settled: 1640 â€“ Incorporated: 1787 Zip Code(s): 02740 â€“ Area Code(s): 508 / 774 Official website: http://www. ...   Settled: 1635 â€“ Incorporated: 1764 Zip Code(s): 01950 â€“ Area Code(s): 351 / 978 Official website: http://www. ...   Nickname: The Garden City Settled: 1630 â€“ Incorporated: 1688 Zip Code(s): 02446, 02458, 02459, 02460, 02461, 02462, 02464, 02465, 02467, 02468, 02495 â€“ Area Code(s): 617 / 857 Official website: http://www. ... Public Library in the 1920s North Adams is a city located in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. ... Northampton is a city in Hampshire County, Massachusetts in the USA. The population was 28,978 at the 2000 census. ... Seal of Peabody, MA Peabody is a city located in Essex County, Massachusetts. ... Caption Pittsfield is a city located in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. ...   Settled: 1625 â€“ Incorporated: 1792 Zip Code(s): 02169, 02170, 02171 â€“ Area Code(s): 617 / 857 Location Location in Massachusetts Government County Norfolk County Form of Government Mayor-council city Mayor William J. Phelan Geography Area Total 26. ... Revere is a city located in Suffolk County, Massachusetts and borders Winthrop, East Boston and Chelsea to the south, Everett and Malden to the west, Saugus and Lynn to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. ... Settled: 1626 â€“ Incorporated: 1626 Zip Code(s): 01970 â€“ Area Code(s): 351 / 978 Official website: http://www. ...   Nickname: City of Homes Settled: 1636 â€“ Incorporated: 1636 Zip Code(s): 01103 01108 01119 01129 â€“ Area Code(s): 413 Official website: http://www. ... Settled: 1630 â€“ Incorporated: 1842 Zip Code(s): 02143 â€“ Area Code(s): 617 / 857 Official website: http://www. ... The Town of Southbridge is a city[1] in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Often called the true birthplace of the industrial revolution, Waltham is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. ...   Settled: 1630 â€“ Incorporated: 1630 Zip Code(s): 02472 â€“ Area Code(s): 617 / 857 Official website: http://www. ... The Town of West Springfield is a city[1] in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States. ... Nickname: The Whip City Founded Incorporated May 19, 1669   County Hampden County Mayor Richard K. Sullivan Jr. ... Settled: 1630 â€“ Incorporated: 1635 Zip Code(s): 02189 â€“ Area Code(s): 339 / 781 Official website: http://www. ... Benjamin Thompson House, Woburn, Massachusetts. ... Nickname: The Heart of the Commonwealth, The City of the Seven Hills, Wormtown, Woo-town, Wortown (war-town), The City of Diners, Paris of the Eighties Settled: 1673 â€“ Incorporated: 1684 Zip Code(s): 01608 â€“ Area Code(s): 508 / 774 Official website: http://www. ...

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Concord, MA -- A Site on a Revolutionary War Road Trip on US Route 20 (1408 words)
Gage depended on secrecy to seize the arms before the people of Concord could resist, but Boston knew of the operation before his troops left, and the arms at Concord were soon hidden.
As the British troops marched down the road to Concord, news of a shooting at Lexington spread to neighboring communities and militiamen flocked to the British line of march between Boston and Concord.
The town of Concord builds this monument in honor of the Brave Men whose names it bears and records with grateful pride, that they found here a birthplace, home and grave.
Concord.org - The Concord Consortium (181 words)
The Concord Consortium is a nonprofit educational research and development organization based in Concord, Massachusetts.
The project is developing new materials that use highly interactive molecular dynamics and quantum mechanics models, and embed these models in learning activities that are appropriate for both core science courses and specialized courses teaching biotechnology and nanotechnology workplace competencies.
In developing these materials, the Concord Consortium works with its partner, Middlesex Community College, Bedford, Massachusetts, as well as its feeder high schools, additional community colleges (including Roxbury Community College, Parkland College, and Wachusetts Community College), biotechnology and nanotechnology companies, and CORD, an educational non-profit in Texas, which will provide national dissemination.
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