King Street

This street, along with others, suffered a name change because of the Great War. Originally Hanover Street, which was considered too German, it was changed to King Street for patriotic reasons.

Gracemere Street

There does not seem to be any clear association between this name and Concord or any known citizen, nor have I been able to find any place in Europe with that name. There is a lagoon in Queensland that was named “Gracemere” by its discoverers, Charles and William Archer, in May 1853, named as a compliment…