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    Literary Landmarks Walking Tour

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    Literary Landmarks Walking Tour

    During the nineteenth century, Boston was the most important literary center in the United States and was home to many of America's greatest writers. Our literary tour highlights the homes and haunts of such great Victorians as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry David Thoreau, Louisa May Alcott, Henry James and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Individually, they were writers and poets without peer. Collectively, they made Boston the...

    During the nineteenth century, Boston was the most important literary center in the United States and was home to many of America's greatest writers. Our literary tour highlights the homes and haunts of such great Victorians as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry David Thoreau, Louisa May Alcott, Henry James and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Individually, they were writers and poets without peer. Collectively, they made Boston the epicenter of American Letters and earned it the nickname "the Athens of America". Come along to discover a modest brick building that went from being an apothecary's shop to the center of literary achievement in the USA. Learn about the Saturday Club and where they met. Join your Boston By Foot guide for a walking tour of literary Boston in Victorian times.


    Borders Book Store - School Street

    10 School Street
    Boston, MA

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:
    $12per person. Boston By Foot members are free, info on membership is available at: www.bostonbyfoot.org/join


    General Day and Time Info:
    10:00am


    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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