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Walking Tour of Jamaica Pond

August 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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One event on August 21, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on October 9, 2021 at 11:00 am

Free

Come walk around the Jamaica Pond with us. 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.

Please note: tours will be given based on the current COVID 19 directives from the City of Boston and the Commonwealth. Please wear a mask and follow all required actions. 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:
August 21
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.jphs.org/2021-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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