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Walking Tour of Jamaica Pond
August 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
One event on August 10, 2019 at 11:00 am
One event on September 28, 2019 at 11:00 am
Walk around the Jamaica Pond with the JP Historical Society. 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.
Tour lasts 90 minutes and will be canceled in case of heavy rain. No reservations are required, just meet the guide at the location listed.
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