Lexington and Concord

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Our last stop for the trip is Lexington and Concord.

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Our British Redcoat reenactors are marching in lines towards the ragtag colonial militia on the Lexington Green
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At the Minute Man visitor center we watched a multimedia presentation detailing the Battle of Lexington and Concord.
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A Minute Man reenactor explained the battles, the colonial economy, and the life of a soldier to us.
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Freedom Trail with Historic Guide

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We’re now exploring the Freedom Trail with our historic guide. We started from Boston Common where we could see the Massachusetts State House.
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Next, we stopped at the Granary Burial Ground, site of a cemetery where many famous Boston residents, including Samuel Adams, were buried.
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At The Old South Meeting House, we learned about the large meetings that took place here to protest British laws.

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We also visited the Old State House, home of the British colonial government and site of the Boston Massacre.