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Walking Tour of Monument Square

August 13, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society to tour a residential area that includes a National Historic District. View architecture that spans three centuries; the oldest community theater company in the United States; and an elegant 18th-century mansion that once served as the country’s first military hospital. Learn about the monument that commemorates fallen Civil War soldiers from West Roxbury and about Pauline Agassiz Shaw who established the class that became the model for continuous free kindergarten education. We will visit a house dating to 1716 that once served as a tavern, the Eliot School dating back to 1689, the home of the first woman to graduate from MIT and the First Church Burial Ground.

Free, just meet your guide at the starting location. Tours last 60 minutes and are cancelled in the case of heavy rain.

Details

Date:
August 13, 2016
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.jphs.org

Other

Organizer status (we charge $5 for for-profit listings)
Not for profit or community group

Venue

Loring Greenough House
12 South Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Phone:
(617) 524-3158
Website:
http://loring-greenough.org/

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