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Horticulture Walking Tour

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Horticulture Walking Tour

Time: June 22, 2008 from 2pm to 4pm
Location: Forest Hills Cemetery
Street: 95 Forest Hills Ave
City/Town: Jamaica Plain
Website or Map: http://www.foresthillstrust.o…
Event Type: Walking, Tour
Organized By: Jon
Latest Activity: May 30, 2008

Event Description

Horticulture Walking Tour

Forest Hills’ founder, Henry A.S. Dearborn, was a civic leader with expertise in law and politics, as well as in landscape design and horticulture. The first president of the Mass. Horticulture Society, Dearborn, along with others, helped shape the rural garden cemetery movement in the United States. Join Anthony Sammarco, author of more than 50 books on Boston history, for a walking tour celebrating Dearborn and other prominent 19th century horticulturists buried at Forest Hills Cemetery.

Meet at Main Gate. Wear comfortable shoes and bring water; this is a 2-hour walk (with frequent stops) over varied terrain. Admission: $9.

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