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Group Hike: History Stroll Along the Spot Pond Shore

  • May 16, 2021
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Botume House Visitor Center, 4 Woodland Rd., Stoneham, MA
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History Stroll Along the Spot Pond Shore with Doug Heath

Sunday, May 16, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Botume House Visitor Center, 4 Woodland Rd., Stoneham, MA

Leader: Doug Heath, certified interpretive guide. 

The tour will start at the Botume House, 4 Woodland Road, and will last 1.5 hours. We will learn about the great stone mansions of Wyoming Estates, including the Botume House, Tudor estate and barn, James Eaton's mansion, and William Bailey Lang's house. The route will follow the Spot Pond shoreline clockwise to Route 28 and back. Along the way we will also learn about Great Island and the 1900 conversion of Spot Pond into a reservoir for the Boston water system.

Heavy rain cancels the walk.

Contact:  friends@fells.org, or dougheath28@hotmail.com

Please note that space is strictly limited, and pre-registration will be required for all of our 2021 group events (no on-site registrations will be permitted). 

IMPORTANT:  PLEASE DO NOT BE A NO-SHOW!!! Our free offerings are frequently waitlisted, so if you cannot attend, PLEASE CONTACT US so we can give your spot to another person who wants to participate. 

THANK YOU!

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