Route: Battle Road Trail (MA)

Submitted by mcccxxv on Thu, 01/28/2021 - 06:19pm
Location
Massachusetts, US
Distance
19 mi
Vertical Gain
700 ft
Description

A journey through Revolutionary War history. Start at the eastern entrance to Minuteman National Historic Park. Follow the Battle Road through several historic building, soldier graves, Paul Revere capture site, all the way to the other side of the park at Meriam's Corner. Traverse through town of Concord passing by Concord Green & Monument until Old North Bridge, site of the first significant battle.

Loop back on historic rail beds that connected Lexington-Bedford-Concord: Reformatory Branch & Minute Man Bikeway. Until Lexington Battle Green where "first shots heard around the world" on 19 April 1775. Continue on Across Lexington trails to reach the starting point.

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I’m loving these history routes keep em coming !! Had a long run planned for today and decided ehh might as well run this route since I’m a nerd and this trail has so much history