Concord Museum, Concord, MA Photos

The Concord Museum covers the local history of the town which was the scene of the first battle of the American Revolution. It features the history & objects of noted local authors like Nathaniel Hawthorne, Louisa May Alcott, Henry David Thoreau, and Ralph Waldo Emerson. The museum has a large collection of early-American furniture, clocks and decorative arts.

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Concord Museum entrance building. Concord, MA.Concord Museum complex. Concord, MA.Concord Museum through round window. Concord, MA.New England style building at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Concord Museum entrance building. Concord, MA.Concord Museum complex. Concord, MA.Concord Museum through round window. Concord, MA.New England style building at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Weather vane atop Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Lobby of Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Early American history display at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Lantern from England, reputed to have hung in Boston's Old North Church on April 18,1775 to signal British movements to Paul Revere & others at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Weather vane atop Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Lobby of Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Early American history display at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Lantern (1765-75) from England, reputed to have hung in Boston's Old North Church on April 18,1775 to signal British movements to Paul Revere & others at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Battle of Lexington April 19, 1775 graphic by Amos Doolittle at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.View of the Town of Concord occupied by British regulars graphic by Amos Doolittle at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.The Engagement at the North Bridge in Concord April 19, 1775 graphic by Amos Doolittle at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.View of the South Part of Lexington April 19, 1775 during British retreat graphic by Amos Doolittle at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Battle of Lexington April 19, 1775 graphic by Amos Doolittle at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.View of the Town of Concord occupied by British regulars graphic by Amos Doolittle at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.The Engagement at the North Bridge in Concord April 19, 1775 graphic by Amos Doolittle at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.View of the South Part of Lexington April 19, 1775 during British retreat graphic by Amos Doolittle at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Model of battle at North Bridge in Concord between British regulars & provincial rebels, April 19, 1775 at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Muskets & Fusils from Revolutionary War era at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Revolutionary War powder horns & pistols at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Powder horn from Massachusetts at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Model of battle at North Bridge in Concord between British regulars & provincial rebels, April 19, 1775 at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Muskets & Fusils from Revolutionary War era at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Revolutionary War powder horns & pistols at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Powder horn (c1750) from Massachusetts at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Concord Minuteman of 1775 statue by Daniel Chester French at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Ribbons from Concord battle Centennial at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Historical booklet of tourist views of Concord & Lexington at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Souvenirs of Concord with commemorative China from England & Germany at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Concord Minuteman of 1775 statue (1889-90) by Daniel Chester French at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Ribbons from Concord battle Centennial at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Historical booklet of tourist views of Concord & Lexington (1908) at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Souvenirs of Concord with commemorative China from England & Germany (1900-30) at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Porcelain tea service from China with shields of Society of the Cincinnati at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Porcelain tea pot from China with shield of Society of the Cincinnati at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Display on famous artists of Concord at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Ralph Waldo Emerson's study moved to Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Porcelain tea service (c1790) from China with shields of Society of the Cincinnati at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Porcelain tea pot (c1790) from China with shield of Society of the Cincinnati at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Display on famous artists of Concord (Nathaniel Hawthorne, Amos Bronson Alcott, Louisa May Alcott, Henry David Thoreau, & Ralph Waldo Emerson) at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Ralph Waldo Emerson's study (as it was in 1882) moved to Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Sofa in Ralph Waldo Emerson's study at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Graphic in Ralph Waldo Emerson's study at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Ralph Waldo Emerson's study moved to Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Books from Ralph Waldo Emerson's study at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Sofa in Ralph Waldo Emerson's study (c1882) at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Graphic in Ralph Waldo Emerson's study (c1882) at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Ralph Waldo Emerson's study (as it was in 1882) moved to Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Books from Ralph Waldo Emerson's study (c1882) at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Fireplace in Ralph Waldo Emerson's study at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.S. Patch tavern sign from Concord at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Anti-slavery display at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Uncle Tom & Eva ceramic statuette from Staffordshire, England after Harriet Beecher Stowe's abolitionist novel at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Fireplace in Ralph Waldo Emerson's study (c1882) at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.S. Patch tavern sign (1816) from Concord at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Anti-slavery display at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Uncle Tom & Eva ceramic statuette (1855-60) from Staffordshire, England after Harriet Beecher Stowe's abolitionist novel at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Plaster bust of Henry David Thoreau by Walton Ricketson at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Full-scale model of Henry David Thoreau's House at Walden Pond at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Lock & key from Concord jail where Henry David Thoreau was jailed for non-payment of taxes in protest of Mexican-American War after which Thoreau wrote his essay "Civil Disobedience" at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Tin star which once lead visitors to Thoreau's Walden Pond, wood fragment from Walden Pond house & stones from cairn which once marked Thoreau's front door at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Plaster bust of Henry David Thoreau (1898) by Walton Ricketson at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Full-scale model of Henry David Thoreau's House at Walden Pond at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Lock & key from Concord jail where Henry David Thoreau was jailed for non-payment of taxes in protest of Mexican-American War after which Thoreau wrote his essay "Civil Disobedience" at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Tin star which once lead visitors to Thoreau's Walden Pond, wood fragment from Walden Pond house & stones from cairn which once marked Thoreau's front door at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Furniture from Henry David Thoreau's house on Walden Pond at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Desk & Windsor chair with rockers from Henry David Thoreau's house on Walden Pond at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Windsor chair with rockers & caned cot from Henry David Thoreau's house on Walden Pond at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Work table from New England or New York owned by Henry David Thoreau's family at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Furniture from Henry David Thoreau's house on Walden Pond at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Desk (c1838) & Windsor chair with rockers (1810-30) from Henry David Thoreau's house on Walden Pond at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Windsor chair with rockers (1810-30) & caned cot from Henry David Thoreau's house on Walden Pond at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Work table (c1840) from New England or New York owned by Henry David Thoreau's family at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Painted side chair with rush seat from Boston owned by Henry David Thoreau's family at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Desk owned by Henry David Thoreau's family at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Thoreau family objects including Staffordshire lusterware pitcher , fire bucket , glass sweetmeat dish , Chinese export porcelain covered tureen , Staffordshire lusterware covered sugar bowl , & English glass decanter at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Thoreau family Chinese export porcelain covered tureen at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Painted side chair with rush seat (1820-30) from Boston owned by Henry David Thoreau's family at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Desk owned by Henry David Thoreau's family at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Thoreau family objects including Staffordshire lusterware pitcher (1840-50), fire bucket (c1825), glass sweetmeat dish (1790-1810), Chinese export porcelain covered tureen (c1790), Staffordshire lusterware covered sugar bowl (1840-50), & English glass decanter (c1820) at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Thoreau family Chinese export porcelain covered tureen (c1790) at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Thoreau family English glass decanter at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Thoreau family leather fire bucket painted J. Thoreau/1794 at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Leather fire buckets painted J. Thoreau/1794 & William Monroe/1794 the date the Concord Fire Society was incorporated at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Leather fire bucket painted N. Barrett / Protection at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Thoreau family English glass decanter (c1820) at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Thoreau family leather fire bucket (c1825) painted J. Thoreau/1794 at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Leather fire buckets (c1825) painted J. Thoreau/1794 & William Monroe/1794 the date the Concord Fire Society was incorporated at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Leather fire bucket (early 19th C) painted N. Barrett / Protection at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Leather-covered wood canteen painted with initials at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Asparagus cutter at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Chest-on-chest attrib. Joseph Hosmer of Concord, MA at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Two high chests from Concord, MA at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Leather-covered wood canteen (early 19th C) painted with initials at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Asparagus cutter (late 19th C) at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Chest-on-chest (1782) attrib. Joseph Hosmer of Concord, MA at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Two high chests (1770-80) from Concord, MA at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Early 18th C room with oval table, several chairs & joined cupboard at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Joined cupboard with massive front pillars attrib. Harvard College Joiners of Cambridge, MA at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Mid 18th C room with tea serving items, table, chairs & desk at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Desk from New England with English or Dutch Punchbowl, coin scales, snuff box, snuffers & ink well in Mid 18th C room at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Early 18th C room (1700-20) with oval table, several chairs & joined cupboard at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Joined cupboard (1670-99) with massive front pillars attrib. Harvard College Joiners of Cambridge, MA at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Mid 18th C room (1750-75) with tea serving items, table, chairs & desk at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Desk (1750-75) from New England with English or Dutch Punchbowl, coin scales, snuff box, snuffers & ink well in Mid 18th C room at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
High chest from Concord in Mid 18th C room at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Chinese porcelain cups, saucers & teapot , earthenware English cream pot at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Collection of New England furniture at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Early 19th C chamber with bedstead from Boston & chest-on-chest from Concord at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
High chest (1760-80) from Concord in Mid 18th C room (1750-75) at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Chinese porcelain cups, saucers & teapot (1740-60), earthenware English cream pot (c1760) at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Collection of New England furniture (18th C) at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Early 19th C chamber (1800-20) with bedstead (1760-80) from Boston & chest-on-chest (c1776) from Concord at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Chest-on-chest from Concord at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Chest of drawers from Boston & looking glass from England at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Wash stand from Boston with American pewter bowl & English mirror, pitcher & tumbler at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Early 19th C parlor with dining table & porcelain service at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Chest-on-chest (c1776) from Concord at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Chest of drawers (1780-99) from Boston & looking glass (1750-80) from England at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Wash stand (1795-1810) from Boston with American pewter bowl (19th C) & English mirror, pitcher & tumbler at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Early 19th C parlor (1810-30) with dining table & porcelain service at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Chinese porcelain dinner service at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Castor or cruet stand from England with seven bottles at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Looking glass possibly American over English urn & card table at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Salt-glazed stoneware jug from Germany at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Chinese porcelain dinner service (early 19th C) at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Castor or cruet stand (1810-20) from England with seven bottles at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Looking glass (1800-25) possibly American over English urn (1770-99) & card table at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Salt-glazed stoneware jug (1650-80) from Germany at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Tin-glazed earthenware posset pot from England at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Staffordshire glazed earthenware teapot & Chinese porcelain tea bowl with teaspoons by Nathaniel Bartlett of Concord at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Corner cabinet with collection of ceramics from England & China at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Annular earthenware mug with mocha decoration at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Tin-glazed earthenware posset pot (1705-10) from England at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Staffordshire glazed earthenware teapot (1750-60) & Chinese porcelain tea bowl (1750-70) with teaspoons (c1760) by Nathaniel Bartlett of Concord at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Corner cabinet with collection of ceramics (18th-19th C) from England & China at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Annular earthenware mug (c1800) with mocha decoration at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Covered earthenware soup tureen from Staffordshire, England at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Collection of English teapots with transfer-print, silver luster & pink luster decoration at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Teapot & cup of earthenware with pink-luster glaze from England at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Cup & saucer by Worcester Porcelain Co. of England at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Covered earthenware soup tureen (c1825) from Staffordshire, England at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Collection of English teapots (19th C) with transfer-print, silver luster & pink luster decoration at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Teapot & cup of earthenware with pink-luster glaze (late 19th C) from England at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Cup & saucer (c1805) by Worcester Porcelain Co. of England at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Leather Breeches with brass buttons from Boston at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Steel food chopper with wooden handle from Northern Europe at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Pine milk pail from America at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Clock collection at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Leather Breeches with brass buttons (c1793) from Boston at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Steel food chopper with wooden handle (1850-70) from Northern Europe at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Pine milk pail (19th C) from America at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Clock collection at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Patent timepiece by Lemuel Curtis with case attrib. William Munroe of Concord at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Exploded components display of patent timepiece by Samuel Whiting et al of Concord since each part made by specialist shops of Concord at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Patent timepiece by Joseph Dyar with case attrib. William Munroe of Concord at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Timepiece attrib. Aaron Willard, Jr. of Boston at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Patent timepiece (aka banjo clock) (c1816) by Lemuel Curtis with case attrib. William Munroe of Concord at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Exploded components display of patent timepiece (aka banjo clock) (c1815-35) by Samuel Whiting et al of Concord since each part made by specialist shops of Concord at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Patent timepiece (aka banjo clock) (c1816-9) by Joseph Dyar with case attrib. William Munroe of Concord at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Timepiece (c1800-10) attrib. Aaron Willard, Jr. of Boston at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Timepiece by Daniel Munroe with case attrib. William Munroe of Concord at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Tall case clock from Boston at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Tall case clock by Nathaniel Edwards of Acton at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Looking glass with eagle at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Timepiece (c1800-1) by Daniel Munroe with case attrib. William Munroe of Concord at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Tall case clock (1785-95) from Boston at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Tall case clock by Nathaniel Edwards of Acton at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.Looking glass with eagle at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.
Charity silk embroidery on painted glass by Meriam Buttrick of Concord at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.


Charity silk embroidery on painted glass (1812) by Meriam Buttrick of Concord at Concord Museum. Concord, MA.



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