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Walking Tour of Green Street

September 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free

Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society on a walk along Green Street. Laid out in 1836, the street played a key role in Jamaica Plain’s development, functioning as a residential, commercial, and transportation conduit in the lives of the district’s residents. Although Green Street was subdivided as early as 1851 for stores, factories and houses, it was not extensively developed until the late 1870s with construction continuing until the early 1900s. The Bowditch School was completed in 1892, and early in the 20th century the United States Post Office moved from its location on Call Street at Woolsey Square to its new location at the corner of Green and Cheshire Streets.

Please note: this is a special SUNDAY afternoon offering of this tour (for JP Open Studios weekend). Please wear a mask and follow all required actions. Details and full schedule: https://www.jphs.org/2021-walking-tours/

All JPHS tours are free to the public. Our tours 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/sQgCQAitA5eEb8RA7

Details

Date:
September 26
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
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Website:
https://www.jphs.org/2021-walking-tours/

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Organizer status (we charge $5 for for-profit listings)
Not for profit or community group
Email (will not be used for public posting)
ggrozier@comcast.net

Venue

Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center
640 Centre St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Phone:
(617) 983-4100

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