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1895
a beautiful spot. The bridge is there and at one end (where the British were) is the monument commemorating the battle - and at the other (our end) stands the Minute Man in bronze- a fine figure with plow & gun - it is by David French, who I found is a law native of Concord, so that they it did furnish "a poet, a sculptor and an occasion." The place where the unknown British who fell were buried (by our forefathers!) is marked by a stone inscribed in the wall and really one cannot help being filled with strange sensations in a peace like that. I walked about for a long while - looking up a number of historic places & houses &c. & then hurried back for Mama - & we saw other notable places on our way to the train - among them the house where Thoreau died & where Mrs. Pratt ("Meg") now lives. Our five o'clock train was late & it seemed the hottest of all waiting for it - after dear old Concord's cool & peaceful streets. It came at last tho' - and after a long & pleasant

1895
a beautiful spot. The bridge is there and at one end (where the British were) is the monument commemorating the battle - and at the other (our end) stands the Minute Man in bronze- a fine figure with plow & gun - it is by David French, who I found is a law native of Concord, so that they it did furnish "a poet, a sculptor and an occasion." The place where the unknown British who fell were buried (by our forefathers!) is marked by a stone inscribed in the wall and really one cannot help being filled with strange sensations in a peace like that. I walked about for a long while - looking up a number of historic places & houses &c. & then hurried back for Mama - & we saw other notable places on our way to the train - among them the house where Thoreau died & where Mrs. Pratt ("Meg") now lives. Our five o'clock train was late & it seemed the hottest of all waiting for it - after dear old Concord's cool & peaceful streets. It came at last tho' - and after a long & pleasant

1895
a beautiful spot. The bridge is there and at one end (where the British were) is the monument commemorating the battle - and at the other (our end) stands the Minute Man in bronze- a fine figure with plow & gun - it is by David French, who I found is a law native of Concord, so that they it did furnish "a poet, a sculptor and an occasion." The place where the unknown British who fell were buried (by our forefathers!) is marked by a stone inscribed in the wall and really one cannot help being filled with strange sensations in a peace like that. I walked about for a long while - looking up a number of historic places & houses &c. & then hurried back for Mama - & we saw other notable places on our way to the train - among them the house where Thoreau died & where Mrs. Pratt ("Meg") now lives. Our five o'clock train was late & it seemed the hottest of all waiting for it - after dear old Concord's cool & peaceful streets. It came at last tho' - and after a long & pleasant
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