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Walking Tour of Jamaica Pond
June 23, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
One event on August 11, 2018 at 11:00 am
One event on September 29, 2018 at 11:00 am
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.
All JPHS 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.
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