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Tree ID: AH-9
Species: Red Oak
Year: 1775
Honoree: Battles of Lexington and Concord
Ancestor Location: Battlefield at the North Bridge over the Concord River, MA
History: On April 19th, 1775 a shot fired by the Minutemen began the Revolutionary War. Known as "the shot heard 'round the world", the phrase comes from the opening stanza of Ralph Waldo Emerson's "Concord Hymn" which he composed while living about 300' from the North Bridge where the shot was fired. April 19th is now called Patriots' Day.

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