Upcoming free lecture and walking tours with North End Historian Alex Goldfeld. More information at www.AlexGoldfeld.com.
Next Thursday, March 25, 7 p.m.
At the Vilna Shul, 18 Phillips Street on Boston’s Beacon Hill
The North End and Four Centuries of Immigration in Boston
Using the North End, Boston’s oldest neighborhood, as a constant reference point, this illustrated talk will cover the national origins of immigrant groups and where they settled in Boston. Land-making and the annexation of other towns will also be covered. Refreshments and a book signing of The North End: A Brief History of Boston’s Oldest Neighborhood to follow.
This free event is sponsored by the Vilna Shul, and they request that you please Register
Sunday, April 18, 12 noon
Meet in front of 3 North Square, Mamma Maria restaurant
Ten Years of Resistance and Rebellion: A North End Walking Tour for Patriots’ Day
On the 235th anniversary of Paul Revere’s signal lanterns at the Old North Church, we will walk to some of the North End sites associated with the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, and other forms of resistance that culminated in the American Revolution.
This is a special FREE tour, but space is limited, so please register by replying to this e-mail.
Saturday, April 24, 2 p.m.
Meet in courtyard BEHIND Boston’s Old North Church, 193 Salem Street
A “Holy Thursday” walk to five religious and historical locations in the North End. At each site we will share the local history associated with the building and grounds as well as share some of the origins and background associated with the Holy Days of Christianity, including the old tradition of visiting 5 (or 7) churches on the Thursday before Easter.
This event was planned and is sponsored by the North End Historical Society. The tour is free, but space is limited, so please register by e-mailing the NEHS at NorthEndHS@gmail.com
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