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JPHS Walking Tour of Jamaica Pond

August 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Once a district that only included the houses of Boston’s elite, the Pond later was put to industrial use as tons of ice were harvested there each winter. Learn about the movers and shakers such as Francis Parkman and James Michael Curley who made their homes on the Pond’s shores. Discover how the Pond was transformed from private estates and warehouses into the parkland we know today.

Leaves from the Bandstand, Pond St. and Jamaicaway.

Click here to see photographs for the Jamaica Pond tour.

Please join Jamaica Plain Historical Society for its 27th season of historic walking tours. All JPHS tours are free to the public. Tours start on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. (there are offering a few Sunday tours this summer as well). 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 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.

Details

Date:
August 13
Time:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Venue

Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States + Google Map

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