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Upham's Corner Walking Tour

29 August 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Organized by: Boston By Foot
Venue: Dorchester North Burying Grounds
Colunbia Road and Stoughton Street
Dorchester, MA

Upham’s Corner is one of the oldest crossroads in Boston. Come with us to explore this interesting section of Dorchester.  We will see both the oldest surviving thing in Dorchester, the North Burying Ground, as well as talk about some exciting future plans for Upham’s in the Imagine Boston 2030 plan.  We will walk up a piece of the Emerald Necklace that did not get built (Columbia Road) and find out why not. We will see a series of commercial buildings and discuss why Amos Upham came to this intersection to open his store in 1804. This area was also home to the country’s first supermarket which took advantage of a confluence of streetcar lines.  Upham’s Corner is a fascinating spot come along with BBF and find out why!