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Walking Tour of Jamaica Pond

June 25, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Travel around the Pond with the Jamaica Plain 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.

All 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 bandstand.

Please follow all COVID 19 directives (as applicable). You can sign up ahead of time using this form - to help us plan for the number of guides we need.


June 25, 2022
11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Jamaica Pond
507 Jamaicaway
Jamaica Plain, 02130
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