Visitor Information

The Concord School House and Upper Burying Ground welcomes visitors who want to learn more about this site, its history, and its mission.

Second Saturday Public Openings | Special Events | Appointments and Group Tours


Second Saturday Public Openings

In cooperation with our partner sites in Historic Germantown, our site will be open on the second Saturday of each month, from May through October, from noon-4pm. Guided and self-guided tours are available, and no appointment is necessary.

Admission: Free, but the suggested donation is $5 for adults, $3 for children.

Opening dates for 2018:

May 12, 2018 | June 9, 2018 | July 14, 2018 | August 11, 2018 | September 8, 2018 | October 13, 2018

Special Events

Admission: Free to the public during these public events. We do request donations so that we can continue to host them. Guided and self-guided tours will be available.

Memorial Day

Date: Monday, May 28, 2018

Time: Site open noon-3:00pm

Historic Germantown Juneteenth Celebration

Date: Saturday, June 16, 2018

Time: Site open noon-4:00pm

Fourth of July Celebration and Bell-ringing

Date: Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Time: Site open 11am-4:00pm

Fourth of July Celebration and Bell-ringing

Date: Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Time: Site open 11am-4:00pm

2:00pm Ceremony and bell-ringing, followed by storytelling performance:

Liberty Gained, Liberty Delayed, by Vernyce Dannells and Jackie Jonas.

Admission free.

Back to School at the Old Schoolhouse

Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018

Time: Site open 10:00am-noon

An event to donate school supplies to children in need.

Revolutionary Germantown Festival (Germantown Battle Day)

Date: Saturday, October 6, 2018

Time: Site open 11:00AM-5:00PM

Burial Ground ceremony: 2:00PM

More information on the Revolutionary Germantown Festival.

Appointments and Group Tours

Appointments and group tours may also be arranged. For information and scheduling, please contact the Program Coordinator at Historic Germantown: programs@freedomsbackyard.com.

phone: 215-844-1683.

You may also write to: info@concordschoolhouse.org.