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October 2020

Boston Police District E-13 Halloween Grab and Go

October 30 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Boston Police District E-13, 3345 Washington Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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The Boston Police District E-13 Halloween “Grab and Go” Goodie bags for Trick-or-Treaters is October 30, 4:00-8:00 p.m. Washington & Green Street, Jamaica Plain For more info, call: 617-343-5623. Please observe Covid-19 safety guidelines and wear a face covering.

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Walking Tour of Jamaica Pond

October 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Jamaica Pond Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States + Google Map

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…

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November 2020

JPHS: Immigration & Naturalization – Online Webinar

November 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States + Google Map

This is a Jamaica Plain Historical Society event For many family historians, a time comes when they need to research their ancestor’s country of origin. Knowing what resources exist and how to find them can be particularly challenging when first beginning this search. Naturalization records are important resources for these family historians. Often these records provide the immigrant’s origins, age or birth date, and approximate arrival to the U.S. In this lecture, Rhonda R. McClure, Senior Genealogist at American Ancestors…

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December 2020

Jamaica Plain Historical Society Annual Members’ Event

December 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States + Google Map

This year the annual Jamaica Plain Historical Society members’ event will be a virtual meeting held on Zoom. We won’t be able to share our usual repast with the members, but we will provide the report on the past year’s activities and, of course, conduct the annual JP history trivia quiz. The event will provide a time to socialize (virtually) with your fellow JPHS members. Members, please look for your invitation in the mail which will include the details on…

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