Author Archive: Gary Newell

3rd Annual Tree Planting at Silver Comet Trail – Saturday, October 17th at 9:00 AM

It’s October and time for planting October Glory Maple Trees at the Silver Comet Trailhead on Concord Road

The Friends of the Concord Covered Bridge invite you to join us to celebrate Fall and our wonderful Historic District by assisting with the planting of two more Maple Trees along the pathway leading down to the Silver Comet Trail from the Concord Road Parking Lot.  We will meet (properly masked) to plant these two additional trees on…
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Audio Tour App is LIVE…Download the Tour!

The Friends of the Concord Covered Bridge Historic District proudly announce the release of our Historic District Audio Tour App.

This Self-Guided Walking Audio Tour explores numerous historical sites and other prominent landmarks within and adjoining the Historic District.  The narration will enrich you about the people and their lives from the 19th century when these lands were first settled. The Audio Tour App is also filled with additional visual content.

You can take the Tour starting from three different locations around the Historic District and be guided Stop-by-Stop as…

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Audio Tour App Under Development

Your Friends of the Concord Covered Bridge are busy developing a Smartphone App that will lead visitors along an exciting and educational Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour of the Historic District.  This unique App will take tour takers to and through fourteen different locations within and around the District; pointing out its landmarks, describing the rich history of the area, and providing supplemental photo and video content, right on your iPhone, iPad or Android device.

The App utilizes GPS Locations from your Smartphone to lead you from point-to-point…

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Announcing Historic District Tour of Homes

We are proud to announce that we will host a Tour of Homes this coming fall. This premier event will feature four unique houses on a two-hour guided tour including transportation to each of the venues. You won’t want to miss seeing the interiors of these renovated antebellum and one-of-a-kind houses which are located within the Historic District. Admission will be arranged so that there will be no more than twelve ticketed guests going through the homes at a time, allowing us to offer you a unique, in-depth, and memorable Tour. Read more