OUTSIDE THE CITY
Wilderness to Special Place Walk: Ravenswood Through the Centuries
Presented by The Trustees of Reservations
June 12, 2011
With spring in full bloom and summer upon us, what better to way to kick off the season than to get outdoors and celebrate National Trails Day (NTD)? While the official date for this annual event is on June 4th this year, The Trustees of Reservations, the nation’s oldest statewide land trust, have events planned at multiple locations around the state – many in or near your community -- throughout the month June. Events include hikes, guided walks, volunteer workdays, trail steward, design and maintenance training workshops, and more. All events are designed to invigorate your body and mind while spending some quality time with family and friends enjoying and/or pitching in at a favorite outdoor place in your community. For a full listing of statewide events, please visit http://www.thetrustees.org/things-to-do/special-events/national-trails-2011.html. June 12th from 1-3PM at Ravenswood Park in Gloucester : Wilderness to Special Place Walk: Ravenswood through the Centuries. Ravenswood has been transformed over the centuries from a main thoroughfare to a backwoods to one of the North Shore ’s favorite local refuges today. On this guided walk, come see the evidence of stonewalls, cellar holes and designed carriage paths while we learn the stories of a colorful cast of characters who help make Ravenswood the unique and special place so many treasure. Registration required. Members: FREE. Nonmembers: $5. Call 978.281.8400 for more information.