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History and Landscape of the Fens Tour

24 September 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Organized by: Emerald Necklace Conservancy
Venue: Back Bay Fens, Meet at Shattuck Visitor Center
125 The Fenway
Boston, MA
02215

A walk through the centuries of a historic urban landscape. Hear the story of how Frederick Law Olmsted transformed an area of polluted waterways and mudflats into a scenic fens, and the later 20th century revisions that resulted in the parkland we see today.

This tour is free and open to the public. Wear walking shoes and bring a refillable water bottle. Tours are cancelled for rain or extreme weather. Check www.emeraldnecklace.org or call 617-522-2700 for updates.