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    Boston Neighborhood History Series: Roxbury

    Presented by at Old South Meeting House

    March 22, 2012


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    Boston Neighborhood History Series: Roxbury

    Originally founded as an independent community, after massive landfill and annexation to Boston, today Roxbury is at the city’s geographical center. Its buildings and landmarks tell the story of three centuries, from its rural beginnings to suburbanization to industry. Thomas Plant, President of the Roxbury Highlands Historical Society, will discuss the history of the neighborhood, which includes the Shirley Eustis House, the only...

    Originally founded as an independent community, after massive landfill and annexation to Boston, today Roxbury is at the city’s geographical center. Its buildings and landmarks tell the story of three centuries, from its rural beginnings to suburbanization to industry. Thomas Plant, President of the Roxbury Highlands Historical Society, will discuss the history of the neighborhood, which includes the Shirley Eustis House, the only remaining country house in America built by a British Royal Colonial Governor.


    Old South Meeting House

    310 Washington Street
    Boston, MA 02108

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    Admission Info:

    $6 Adults, $5 Seniors/Students, $1 Children (6-18), under 6 free, Free for OSMH Members


    General Day and Time Info:

    12:15 PM


    phone: 617-482-6439


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