Walking Tour of Sumner Hill
May
19
11:00 AM11:00

Walking Tour of Sumner Hill

This National Historic District includes one of the finest collections of Victorian houses in the area. The district includes the ancestral home of the Dole Pineapple Company founder and the homes of progressives who were active as abolitionists and women suffragists.

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Walking Tour of Monument Square
May
12
11:00 AM11:00

Walking Tour of Monument Square

Join the JPHS to tour this part of the neighborhood  that includes a National Historic District. View architecture that spans three centuries; the oldest community theater company in the United States; and an elegant 18th-century mansion that once served as the country’s first military hospital.

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Lewis-Dawson Farmhouse talk
Jan
13
2:00 PM14:00

Lewis-Dawson Farmhouse talk

Learn about the history of the 1822 Lewis-Dawson Farmhouse at 1090 Centre Street, now part of the Arnold Arboretum. The illustrated talk will explore the house itself and its two most notable occupants, Jackson Thornton Dawson and Ernest Jessie Palmer, and their families

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Annual JPHS Members Event
Nov
4
2:00 PM14:00

Annual JPHS Members Event

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All active Jamaica Plain Historical Society members (you can renew at the door) are invited to the annual members' event.   Enjoy some time to socialize with fellow lovers of JP history. We will have tours of St Andrew's, the annual trivia quiz and refreshments.

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