Join Jamaica Plain History Society on Zoom for a reading of the play Sophia Hayden Deserves Better by Stephanie Alison Walker. In 1891 a brilliant 23-year-old woman from Jamaica Plain […]
For two days in November 1872, a massive fire swept through Boston, leaving the downtown in ruins and the population traumatized. Coming barely a year after the infamous Chicago fire, […]
Jamaica Plain Historical Society tour of Green Street Laid out in 1836, the street played a key role in Jamaica Plain’s development, functioning as a residential, commercial, and transportation conduit […]
Franklin Park Jazz and R&B Festival - Saturday, September 17th from 12-6pm. Join us for a full day of music at the Elma Lewis Playhouse in the Park site in Franklin […]
Date: September 18 Time: 4:00-5:30pm Venue: Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain If you have been dying to feel those musical goosebumps or want to take […]
Friday, September 23 - Sunday, September 25, 10am-noon and 1pm-4pm daily Location: Hunnewell Visitor Center at 125 Arborway https://arboretum.harvard.edu/events/caterpillar-lab/ The Caterpillar Lab fosters greater appreciation and care for the complexity and […]
Jamaica Plain Historical Society Tour of Woodbourne This neighborhood developed from 19th-century summer estates into a model suburban enclave. It contains examples representative of New England architecture with designs by […]
Jamaica Plain Historical Society Tour of Sumner Hill Developed as a suburb by General William Hyslop Sumner in the mid-nineteenth century, this National Historic District includes one of the finest […]
Date: September 25 Time: 4:00-5:30pm Venue: Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, 24 Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain Legendary Boston jazz musician and educator Stan Strickland (sax, flute, vocals), joins jazz/soul vocalist Lori Gomes and […]
Jamaica Plain Historical Society Tour of Jamaica Pond Once a district that only included the houses of Boston’s elite, the Pond later was put to industrial use as tons of […]
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