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    History of Forest Hills Cemetery Walking Tour

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    September 27, 2009


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    History of Forest Hills Cemetery Walking Tour

    Join Al Maze for a tour examining the history of the garden cemetery movement and the origins of Forest Hills, a generation before Olmsted and grand public parks like the Emerald Necklace. Inspired by Pére Lachaise in Paris, the garden or rural cemetery movement began in America in the 19th century. Learn about this movement as well as the people involved in creating and designing Forest Hills, and hear the stories of some of notable...

    Join Al Maze for a tour examining the history of the garden cemetery movement and the origins of Forest Hills, a generation before Olmsted and grand public parks like the Emerald Necklace. Inspired by Pére Lachaise in Paris, the garden or rural cemetery movement began in America in the 19th century. Learn about this movement as well as the people involved in creating and designing Forest Hills, and hear the stories of some of notable people buried here, making Forest Hills a unique Boston treasure. Meet at the main gate; this is a 2-hour walk over varied terrain. Wear comfortable shoes and bring water.


    Forest Hills Cemetery

    95 Forest Hills Avenue
    Boston, MA 02130

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:
    $9


    General Day and Time Info:
    2pm

    Phone: 617.524.3150 ext. 251


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

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