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    Jamaica Pond and Boston’s Water System – The Early History of the Boston Water System

    Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society and Arnold Arboretum at Hunnewell Building, Boston

    December 7, 2014

    From the 1630 settlement of Boston, people needed water supply. Marcis Kempe, Executive Director of the Metropolitan Waterworks Museum and an avid water supply historian will discuss the early attempts by Boston residents to find drinking water on Shawmut peninsula.Early attempts at wood pipe water systems led eventually to the construction of Boston’s 1796 Jamaica Pond Aqueduct Corporation which fulfilled ...more


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