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Walking Tour of Stony Brook

August 27, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Free

Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society to explore a fascinating industrial area at the geographic heart of Boston that includes 19th-century tannery and brewery buildings, the homes of early German settlers, and today’s Boston Beer Company, the brewers of Samuel Adams. In the 1970s, a coalition of community groups joined together to block construction of the Southwest Expressway through Jamaica Plain and other Boston neighborhoods. Today, the Southwest Corridor Park that runs through the Stony Brook neighborhood stands as a testament to the power of community activism.
All tours are free to the public and are offered on dates shown. Tours last between 60 and 90 minutes and are canceled in case of heavy rain. No reservations are required, just meet the guide at the location listed. A map showing the starting points of the walking tours is on our website.

Details

Date:
August 27, 2016
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.jphs.org/2016-walking-tours/

Venue

MBTA Stony Brook Station
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States + Google Map

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Not for profit or community group

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