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Concord

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Concord (pop. 17,076), town in eastern Massachusetts situated on the Concord River 20 mi (32 km) northwest of Boston. Founded in 1635, Concord was the home of the minutemen and site of the Battle of Concord during the Revolutionary War. Ralph Waldo Emerson, Louisa May Alcott, and Nathaniel Hawthorne all lived there, and Henry Thoreau's Walden Pond is nearby.

See also: Massachusetts.

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