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NELDHA History Network Group - The Minute Man National Historical Park
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NELDHA History Networking Group

FIELD TRIP Sunday, October 17, 2:00 to 4:00 pm

The Minute Man National Historical Park

Lexington, Lincoln, Concord


Lou Sideris, Chief of Planning and Communications at Minute Man, will give us a guided tour of three areas (Hartwell Tavern, Miriam’s Corner, and the Buttrick Garden) and will speak on:

  • Current Landscape Restoration of the 5 mile long Battle Road Trail  and adjoining fields (goals and methods of restoration and maintenance)
  • Future restoration of the Major John Buttrick House garden

Lou is currently working on a landscape project to restore historic farm fields in the park and collaborating on a management plan update which will guide the park’s Battle Road unit for the next twenty years.

Meet: At the Hartwell Tavern parking lot at 2:00 PM.

Directions: use Google maps – fill in for "destination" -  104 N. Great Rd. Lincoln, MA.  Also helpful is Minute Man NPS website map link found at 

Reserve: Members $10/ Nonmembers $15. Send a check made out to NELDHA to Karen Falb, 245 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA by October 15. Include names of participants and whether they are members.  Information: Write or call Karen Falb – (617-864-4291) or Kathi Keith – (781-828-0403)