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Walking Tour of Jamaica Pond

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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One event on August 10, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on September 28, 2019 at 11:00 am

Free

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.

Details

Date:
September 28
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.jphs.org/2019-walking-tours

Other

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

Jamaica Pond Bandstand
Pond and Jamaicaway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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