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Otis House, Historic New England
Jun
3
to Jun 4

Otis House, Historic New England

  • 141 Cambridge Street Boston, MA, 02114 United States (map)
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Otis House is the last surviving mansion in Bowdoin Square in Boston's West End neighborhood. In 1796, Charles Bulfinch designed the house for Harrison Gray Otis, a congressman and real estate entrepreneur, and his wife, Sally, who lived and entertained lavishly in this elegantly furnished home...

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Emerald Necklace Conservancy and the Shattuck Visitor Center
Jun
3
to Jun 4

Emerald Necklace Conservancy and the Shattuck Visitor Center

  • Emerald Necklace Conservancy (map)
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The Shattuck Visitor Center, a pump house designed by H.H. Richardson in 1882, was originally a key element of Frederick Law Olmsted's sanitary improvement of the Back Bay Fens. Deactivated in the 1970s, the Stony Brook Gatehouse, as it was called, sat idle for many years...

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Christ Church Cambridge
Jun
4
12:00 PM12:00

Christ Church Cambridge

  • Zero Garden Street Cambridge, MA 02138 USA (map)
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Christ Church was designed by Peter Harrison of Newport, Rhode Island, the colonies’ first well-known architect. The building has been altered since, but the integrity of Harrison’s original design has remained intact, and the building received a Preservation Award in 2011 for its recent renovations...

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Dorchester Heights Monument
Jun
4
11:00 AM11:00

Dorchester Heights Monument

  • 95 G Street Boston, MA, 02127 United States (map)
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The 115-foot-tall Dorchester Heights Monument marks the night of March 4, 1776, when under order from General George Washington, Colonel John Thomas and 3,000 militia from Roxbury fortified the Heights of Dorchester, convincing British General William Howe to evacuate Boston two weeks later...

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District Hall
Jun
4
10:00 AM10:00

District Hall

  • 75 Northern Avenue Boston, MA, 02210 United States (map)
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Built on the site of the former waterfront rail yards, District Hall’s architecture is inspired by the area’s industrial past. The building has two basic volumes: a long, low bar that references box cars that once populated the site, and an angular shell that recalls the materials and forms of the shipping industry’s boats and waterfront warehouses... 

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Fenway Victory Gardens
Jun
4
10:00 AM10:00

Fenway Victory Gardens

  • 1200 Boylston Street Boston, MA, 02215 United States (map)
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Situated in the heart of Boston’s Fenway neighborhood and part of Olmsted’s Emerald Necklace parks system, the Fenway Victory Gardens span 7 acres tended by a community of almost 500 gardeners, with a diversity of cultures, ages, abilities, and experience...

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