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Enjoy the history, the local flavor in Concord

For history enthusiasts there is no better place to visit than Concord. Home of the “shot heard ’round the world” and authors Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Louisa May Alcott, and Nathaniel Hawthorne, Concord offers numerous ways to explore its historical and literary heritage. The town has a wide variety of outdoor activities, beautiful scenery, and a surprising number of culinary creations.

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