Sudbury March to Concord
The Regulars are coming!Annually on April 19, the Sudbury Companies of Militia & Minute march from Sudbury to Concord and Lincoln, Massachusetts. This event reenacts and commemorates the mission of our forefathers who did the same on April 19, 1775.
April 19, 1775, is one of the most significant dates in the formation of the United States of America. British Regulars had marched out of Boston to seize stores held in the countryside. While dispersing armed provincials on Lexington Green, British commander heard someone firing a gun - prompting the phrase, "The shot that was heard around the world." The British Regulars fired on the provincials, killing several. Provincials and British Regulars would fight for the remainder of the day, known as the start of The American Revolution.
The commemorative march encompasses at least two phases. First, the Sudbury Companies of Militia and Minute march through Wayland, once Sudbury, and then from Sudbury to the Old North Bridge, Concord.