Walking Tour of Sumner Hill

Loring-Greenough House 12 South St., Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

This National Historic District includes one of the finest collections of Victorian houses in the area. The district includes the ancestral home of the Dole Pineapple Company founder and the homes of progressives who were active as abolitionists and women suffragists. All tours are free to the public and are offered on dates shown. Tours […]

Walking Tour of Monument Square

Loring-Greenough House 12 South St., Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

Tour a residential area that includes a National Historic District. View architecture that spans three centuries; the oldest community theater company in the United States; and an elegant 18th-century mansion that once served as the country’s first military hospital. Learn about the monument that commemorates fallen Civil War soldiers from West Roxbury and about Pauline […]

The Winter Solstice in Story and Song

Loring-Greenough House 12 South St., Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

Celebrate the longest nights with Solstice stories and songs evoking the warmth of the season. Oracle award-winning storyteller Diane Edgecomb, accompanied by Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain and multi-instrumentalist Tom Megan, weaves together a tapestry of ancient tales and tunes revealing the deep meaning behind winter holiday traditions. This theatrical storytelling features the Scandinavian “Legend of […]

$25 – $30
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The Winter Solstice in Story and Song

Loring-Greenough House 12 South St., Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

Celebrate the longest nights with Solstice stories and songs evoking the warmth of the season. Oracle award-winning storyteller Diane Edgecomb, accompanied by Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain and multi-instrumentalist Tom Megan, weaves together a tapestry of ancient tales and tunes revealing the deep meaning behind winter holiday traditions. This theatrical storytelling features the Scandinavian “Legend of […]

$25 – $30

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Walking Tour of Sumner Hill

Loring-Greenough House 12 South St., Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

Join the JP Historical Society to visit 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 collections of Victorian houses in the area. The tour includes the ancestral home of the Dole Pineapple Company founder as well as the homes […]

Free

Walking Tour of Monument Square, JP

Loring-Greenough House 12 South St., Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society to tour a residential area that includes a National Historic District. View architecture that spans three centuries; the oldest community theater company in the United States; and an elegant 18th-century mansion that once served as the country’s first military hospital. Learn about the monument that commemorates fallen Civil War […]

Free

JP Local First Fair

Loring-Greenough House 12 South St., Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

Join JP Local First on Thursday, June 21st at the Loring-Greenough House as we showcase 40+ members of the local JP business community during Thursdays on the Lawn. Food trucks including Melt and Bon Me will be there as well as a bounce house, live music, a raffle and prizes! The winners of the Love Your Local... […]

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Walking Tour of Sumner Hill

Loring-Greenough House 12 South St., Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society to check out this beautiful area of JP. 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 […]

Free
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Walking Tour of Monument Square

Loring-Greenough House 12 South St., Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society to tour a residential area that includes a National Historic District. View architecture that spans three centuries; the oldest community theater company in the United States; and an elegant 18th-century mansion that once served as the country’s first military hospital. Learn about the monument that commemorates fallen Civil War […]

Free

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JP Reads First Thursday Storytelling

Loring-Greenough House 12 South St., Jamaica Plain, MA, United States

Cozy up under our storytelling tent with master storyteller Doria Hughes at First "Thursdays on the Lawn" at the Loring-Greenough House!  Travel to lands far and near to meet friends old and new!

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