The trails leading to and from Potanipo Hill in Brookline are dotted with peculiar sculptures and exhibits, sourced from Bangladesh, Egypt and all the way to Lithuania and Greece. This innovative sculpture park was the brainchild of Paul Andres and sculptor John Weidman, and was founded in 1996. The placing of the unique sculptures in a natural habitat lend changing perspectives and backdrops with the turn of seasons. Some sculptures are changed periodically and are replaced by newer exhibits, whereas sometimes artists from over the world are invited to create permanent sculptures. Guided tours of the sculpture garden are available as well.
Located on the intersection of Lexington and Old Bedford Road, Nathan Meriam House is the only structure in the area which has witnessed one of the battles in the American War of Independence in the 18th-century. Built in the year 1705, this house has undergone several changes over the years. It has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places and is a popular site among tourists.
This burial ground was among the first few things planned when the town of Concord was established in the early 17th-century. It lies on the north western end of the long gravel ridge. It has around 500 headstones, the earliest dating to 1677 while the latest one marks the year 1854 on it. This place is based on a hillside overlooking the town center.
Once a property of William Brewster, October Farm Riverfront offers a fantastic landscape covered in wonderful vegetation and amazing wildlife habitat. The Park-spread across 80 acres (32 hectares) pristineness consists of charming parts of the Concord River, offering mind-blowing vistas. It is a beautiful park maintained by the town council and the Land Trust Preserve. The wonderful park features one of the most scenic hikes in the town; the trail stretches over 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) along the river. The park is ideal for hiking and bird watching.
This bridge built over the Concord River holds an important spot in the American history. This wooden structure is the place where the American War of Independence began. Hence, it is also referred as the location of the “shot heard round the world”. This makes it a popular tourist destination which must be visited in the town.
Established in the year 1855, the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery is a vast expanse of well kept grounds which have been used as a burial spot for several important personalities who once resided in the historic city. Several famous authors have been buried here, a reason that attracts art and literary enthusiasts to this pristine place during their travel here. Moreover, this Cemetery has some impressive pieces of sculptures used as headstones for some of the graves making it a popular attraction among general tourists as well. It is a must-visit site for art and book lovers in Concord.
Coggshall Park is an extensive green park mainly for recreation purpose. This 250-acre (101.17 hectares) park offers sites like a gazebo on Mirror Lake, a stone house overlooking the lake, a small playground, a softball field and walking path.