Les secrets de Lexington et Concord

Lexington, Massachusetts, États-Unis

Expérience organisée par Fred

  1. 3,5 heures
  2. Proposée en Anglais
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Au programme

We will start the tour on Lexington Green, one of the best known landmarks of that fateful day when the American Revolution began. We will recount stories about that day, some familiar and many not that well known, like the house where Paul Revere was told to be quite as he was spreading the alarm.

We will then head toward Concord, making several stops along the way at locations with many other surprising tales that may be contrary to popular accounts.

In Concord we will visit the Old North Bridge and learn about heroic and tragic events that took place at the bridge and surrounding area.

On the return leg we will visit several little known but very significant sites with their own stories to tell. We will complete the adventure where we started, on Lexington Green, to talk about the horrific British retreat to Boston.

Guests will gain a new appreciation of that historic day, when a group of poorly trained and poorly equipped, but highly motivated farmers and tradespeople stood up to the greatest military force in the world.

I hope you will be surprised and entertained by these tales that don't often get told.
We will start the tour on Lexington Green, one of the best known landmarks of that fateful day when the American Revolution began. We will recount stories about that day, some familiar and many not that well known, like the house where Paul Revere was told to be quite as he was spreading the alarm.

We will then head toward Concord, making several stops along the way at locations with many other surprising tales that may be contrary to…

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  • Transport
    I will be your personal guide and drive from site to site in a car or van...

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I have lived in the Minuteman area of Massachusetts for over 50 years and I have become totally immersed in the history of the Battle of Lexington and Concord, a pivotal event in American History. My interest led to the production of three LPs of period music for the Bicentennial. To prepare these albums I scoured the local libraries and historical societies for information. My research has led to many fascinating discoveries about the events of the day. I would like to share these with you, including anecdotes, secrets, stories, legends and popular misconceptions that I uncovered. I think you will be surprised and entertained by these tales that don't often get told.
I have lived in the Minuteman area of Massachusetts for over 50 years and I have become totally immersed in the history of the Battle of Lexington and Concord, a pivotal event in American History. My interest led to the production of three LPs of period music for the Bicentennial. To prepare these albums I scoured the local libraries and historical societies for information. My research has led to many fascinating discoveries about the events of the day. I would like to share these with you, in…
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$49 par personne
$49 par personne

Le lieu

We will be visiting a dozen sites of significance in Lexington, Lincoln and Concord, some well known (Lexington Green, Old North Bridge) but some often overlooked (Merriam's Corner, Bloody Angle, Fiske Hill, Hayward's Well, Minuteman Boulder, others) plus a site I will not name because it will give away it's surprising story.

I will try to accomodate guest requests (start time, location, sites, pets, etc.)

Évaluation de 4,98 sur 5 sur la base de 53 commentaires.

Jolee
novembre 2021
Fred was very knowledgeable and we thoroughly enjoyed all the information that he shared with us. He is very passionate and it shows in the details that he is be able to recall. We enjoyed our tour immensely and would highly recommend it.
Tina
novembre 2021
Fred gave us a great tour of Lexington and Concord. He was very accommodating when I had to adjust our schedule. Me, my husband, 9 yr old daughter, and 11 yr old son all learned a lot about the history related to area. It was a pretty in-depth tour so great for history buffs and casual learnings alike.
Ashley
novembre 2021
Wow. Wow wow wow. What a WONDERFUL experience. If you're considering other tours -- just stop and book this one. Fred is such a special person who goes above and beyond in so many ways to make this tour special. We learned so much and what we already knew before was brought to light. He has wonderful artwork to show along the way that is also really helpful. The whole tour is thoughtfully planned and has a really wonderful "non-rehearsed" style that is so refreshing to a group tour. I just can't imagine another tour being better than this one. Book right away!
Miriam
novembre 2021
We had a wonderful time on our driving tour of Lexington/Concord. Driving and stopping at specific sights was a nice combination. Fred was knowledgeable and a great host.
Tiffany
octobre 2021
We had a great tour with Fred! It was just us three and we learned so much!! Fred’s knowledge and love for the history of our country was undeniable. We are so grateful we were able to meet Fred and get a better understanding of our American history.
Mridula
octobre 2021
This is the most learning in a few hours I've had in years! Fred takes you on a journey retracing the very steps of important historical figures and events. The tour is very well planned out by the host and I was intrigued throughout the experience. Fred is extremely knowledgable, helpful and accommodating. He answered all my questions and even went out of his way to give me ride to the train station. I came out of the tour with a better understanding and appreciation of history. I highly recommend this trip to everyone!

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Critères requis pour les voyageurs

Les voyageurs âgés de 8 ans ou plus peuvent participer, 3 personnes maximum.
Tous les participants doivent porter un masque et appliquer les mesures de distanciation physique.

Ce qu'il faut apporter

Some of the stops require moderate walking. Suitable casual clothing and comfortable shoes are a plus.

Conditions d'annulation

Annulez jusqu'à 24 heures avant l'heure de début de l'expérience pour obtenir un remboursement intégral.