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BOS (P) - Walking Tour- Upham's Corner with optional Lunch prior.

Boston by Foot Tour
Saturday, May 27, 2023
(lunch prior at 11:30)


(Neighborhood Walking Tour)

One of Boston's Oldest Crossroads

Join us to explore this fascinating section of Dorchester.  Find out why part of the Emerald Necklace did not get build here as planned.  Learn about Amos Upham and what inspired him to open his store in 1804.  And why Upham's Corner was home to the country's first supermarket.  See Dorchester's oldest cemetery, the North Burying Ground, as we talk about exciting future plans for this neighborhood in the Imagine Boston 2030 plan.

This tour is presented in parnership with Upham's Corner Main Street, an organization whose mission is to improve quality of life in the Upham's Corner business district by helping neighborhood businesses thrive. 

Lunch: 11:30
    Comfort Kitchen, 611 Columbia Rd comfort kitchen
This is a black-owned, women-owned, immigrant-owned business
Walk:    1-2:30 (Walk is 60 min, .5 mi, flat surfaces)

You need to register/pay for the walk on the Boston By Foot Website.                Boston By Foot Web    

Cost:  $16
Meet:  Dorchester North Burying Ground Gates, Columbia Rd and Stoughton St. 
Guide: Guides carry an 8x11 sign "Boston by Foot Walking Tours"
MBTA:  JFK/UMass (red line)
Commuter: Upham's Corner (Fairmont Line, Franklin/Foxboro line)
Bus:  #16, #17, and #41 - Columbia Road @ Stoughton Street
1. Pay for the tour directly on the Boston By Foot Website.Boston by foot 
2. Register on TTN website so we know how many are coming.
3. Let Harriet know if you intend to join for lunch.     rsvp Harriet

Saturday, May 27, 2023, 11:30 AM until 2:30 PM
Dorchester North Burying Ground gates
Columbia Road and Stoughton Street
boston, MA   02125
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Harriet Yoffee
Registration is required before Saturday, May 27, 2023 at 8:00 AM
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Event fees are non-refundable
Members pay for their own charges