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JPHS Tour of Hyde Square (in English y Español)

September 10, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Jamaica Plain Historical Society Tour of Hyde Square

Learn about 1840s Hyde Square when German and Irish immigrants transformed the neighborhood with their businesses, schools, and institutions. See how in the early 1960s, Hyde Square changed again when Cuban, Puerto Rican, and Dominican immigrants transformed it into Boston’s first predominantly Hispanic neighborhood. This tour also takes us to the home of Maud Cuney Hare, a prominent music historian and one of only two black women students at the New England Conservatory of Music in 1890. You will also learn about the property currently housing the MSPCA’s Angell Animal Medical Center which was once a site of the Perkins School for the Blind. The tour will also walk through the Sunnyside neighborhood, the site of homes built by philanthropist Robert Treat Paine from 1889 to 1899 as a “worker’s utopia” for working families.

Leaves from Brendan Behan Pub, 378 Centre St.

Nota: este tour también se dará en español el 23 de julio y el 10 de septiembre.

Aprende sobre la plaza Hyde en la década de 1840 cuando los inmigrantes alemanes e irlandeses transformaron el vecindario con sus negocios, escuelas e instituciones. Veremos cómo a principios de la década de 1960, Hyde Square volvió a cambiar cuando los inmigrantes cubanos, puertorriqueños y dominicanos convirtieron el vecindario en el primero predominantemente hispano de Boston. Este recorrido también nos lleva a la casa de Maud Cuney Hare, destacada historiadora de música y una de las dos únicas estudiantes negras en el Conservatorio de Música de Nueva Inglaterra en 1890. También aprenderemos sobre la propiedad que alberga el Centro Médico para Animales Angell de MSPCA. que fué el sitio de la Escuela Perkins para Ciegos. El recorrido también recorrerá el vecindario de Sunnyside, construido por el filántropo Robert Treat Paine de 1889 a 1899 como una "utopía del trabajador" para las familias trabajadoras.

Los recorridos duran entre 60 y 90 minutos y se cancelan en caso de fuertes lluvias. No se requieren reservas, basta con ir al punto de partida a la hora indicada.

Haga clic aqui para ver fotographias del recorrido de Hyde Square.

All Jamaica Plain Historical Society tours are free to the public. Tours start at 11 am. 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. You can pre-register for tours using this form (if you wish): https://forms.gle/UsDDdMzy9einNP676

A map showing the starting points of the walking tours can be found here.

Please note: tours will be given based on the current COVID 19 directives from the City of Boston and the Commonwealth.


September 10, 2022
11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States + Google Map

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