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JPHS Walking Tour of Woodbourne

August 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

This neighborhood developed from 19th-century summer estates into a model suburban enclave. It contains examples representative of New England architecture with designs by local architects and builders. It also contains an unusual garden city model housing development by the Boston Dwelling House Company which was founded in 1912.

Leaves from Bethel AME church steps, corner of Walk Hill and Wachusett Sts.

Click here to see photographs for the Woodbourne 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 6
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Venue

Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States + Google Map

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