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Walking Tour of Sumner Hill

July 9, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Developed as a suburb by General William Hyslop Sumner in the mid-nineteenth century, this National Historic District includes one of the finest collections of Victorian houses in the area. The tour includes the ancestral home of the Dole Pineapple Company founder as well as the homes of progressives who were active as abolitionists and women suffragists.

Leaves from Loring-Greenough House, 12 South St.

 Click here to see photographs for the Sumner Hill tour.

Please join Jamaica Plain Historical Society for its 27th season of historic walking tours. All JPHS tours are free to the public. Tours start on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. (there are offering a few Sunday tours this summer as well). 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. You can pre-register for tours using this form (if you wish): https://forms.gle/UsDDdMzy9einNP676

A map showing the starting points of walking tours can be found here.

Please note: tours will be given based on the current COVID 19 directives from the City of Boston and the Commonwealth.


July 9, 2022
11:00 am - 12:30 pm


Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States + Google Map

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