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									Tours of the Month 2010                                       About Boston By Foot
Six special Sundays at 2:00 pm
Admission: $15 (members $5)
                                                              Founded in America’s Bicentennial year of 1976, Boston By
                                                              Foot is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting                     Walking tours
                                                                                                                                          architecture and history
                                                              public awareness of Boston’s rich heritage of architec-
May 30: Churches of the Back Bay                              ture and history. We offer a wide range of guided walk-
Meet at Arlington Street Church, corner of Arlington and      ing tours conducted by a dedicated corps of trained and
Boylston Streets, Boston                                      enthusiastic volunteer guides.

                                                              Boston By Foot also offers custom tours throughout the
June 27: Head of the Charles River—Exploring the
Charles River Basin                                           year for corporate, educational, and private groups, on-
Meet at Nashua Street Park, behind the “Science Park”         site slide presentations for schools and organizations,
Green Line T Station, Boston (2 hours)                        and special events highlighting a particular theme or
                                                              neighborhood.
July 25: Avenue of the Arts
Meet in front of The First Church of Christ Scientist, fac-
ing Massachusetts Avenue (near Symphony Station)              Annual Membership
                                                              With your support, we can continue our efforts.
August 29: Chestnut Hill
                                                              Membership benefits include:
Meet at Chestnut Hill T stop, Green Line (D/Riverside)
                                                                •   Free admission to all regularly scheduled tours
September 26: The Flat of Beacon Hill                           •   Reduced rates for special tours
Meet at Charles/ MGH T stop (Red Line), Charles &               •   Invitations to all Continuing Education events
Cambridge Streets, Boston                                       •   A subscription to our newsletter, “What’s Afoot?”

October 31: Preserving Boston’s History
                                                              Name ____________________________________________________
Meet at the State House steps, Beacon Street, Boston
                                                              Address _________________________________________________

                                                              City/State/Zip ___________________________________________
                                                                                                                                               May–October

                                                                                                                                               2010
Holiday Strolls                                               Phone ___________________________________________________
Admission: $20 (members $5)                                   Email____________________________________________________
July 4: Independence Day
Footloose on the Freedom Trail
                                                              Student or Senior Citizen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $40
Meet at the State House steps, Beacon Street, Boston
9:00 am–noon                                                  Individual . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $50

                                                              Family (up to 4) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $65
September 6: Labor Day
Tracing the Colonial Shoreline: The 1722 Bonner Map           Family Plus     . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $80
Meet in the courtyard next to the Wang Theatre
                                                              Patron . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $100
270 Tremont Street, Boston
10:00 am–3:00 pm                                              Corporate Member . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . starting at $500

October 31: Halloween
Beacon Hill with a Boo!                                       Please give to your guide or mail with check payable to:
Meet at the State House steps, Beacon Street, Boston
5:30 pm–7:00 pm
                                                                                   Boston By Foot, Inc.                                   www.bostonbyfoot.org
                                                                               77 North Washington Street
                                                                               Boston, Massachusetts 02114
                                                                                       617-367-2345
                                                                                                                                                                                                            “Boston’s—and the world’s—peerless
                                                                                                                                                                                                             nonprofit architectural walking-tour
                                                                                                                                                                                                             service.” boston Society of Architects
                                                                    www .bostonbyfoot .org                                  Walking tours of Boston’s architecture and history




Beacon Hill                                                                                             The Heart of the Freedom Trail                                                                       Literary Landmarks
From the golden dome of the State House, to the elegant                                                 An ideal introduction to the city, this historic walk fea-                                           Our literary stroll highlights the homes and haunts of
homes of Louisburg Square, this tour offers examples of                                                 tures seven designated Freedom Trail sites. It includes the                                          such great Victorians as Hawthorne, Thoreau, Alcott, and
the work of Charles Bulfinch and his followers. By day-                                                 Old State House, where the Declaration of Independence                                               Longfellow. Individually, they were writers and poets
light or by twilight, “The Hill” casts a spell of enchant-                                              was first read in Boston; the site of the Boston Massacre;                                           without equal. Collectively, they made Boston the epicen-
ment.                                                                                                   and Faneuil Hall (“The Cradle of Liberty”).                                                          ter of American Letters.
Monday through Friday  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 5:30 pm                  Tuesday through Thursday  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 10:00 am                       Saturday  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 10:00 am
Saturday and Sunday  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 2:00 pm                    Friday through Monday  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 10:00 am and 2:00 pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Meet your guide at the entrance of Borders Books, School
Meet your guide at the foot of the State House steps on                                                 Meet your guide in front of Faneuil Hall at the statue of                                            and Washington Streets.
Beacon Street across from the Common.                                                                   Samuel Adams on Congress Street.


                                                                                                                                                                                                             The North End
Boston By Little Feet                                                                                   The Dark Side of Boston
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Boston’s oldest neighborhood is a delightful labyrinth of
This child’s-eye view of the Freedom Trail’s architecture                                               Explore the darker side of Boston’s North End, including                                             narrow streets and exotic marketplaces. A gateway for
and history is especially designed for young walkers of six                                             the scourges of smallpox and influenza, the Molasses                                                 immigrants from around the world, it is also home to the
to twelve years. Explorer’s Map is included. Sixty minutes.                                             Flood, the Brink’s Job, and other tales of mishaps, malfea-                                          Old North Church and the Paul Revere House.
$8 per person                                                                                           sance and mortality.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Friday through Sunday  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1:00 pm
Friday and Saturday  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 10:00 am                   Meet at the corner of Hanover & Cross Streets, across from
Sunday  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 2:00 pm                                                                                                        Meet your guide in front of Faneuil Hall at the statue of
                                                                                                        the Greenway.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Samuel Adams on Congress Street.
Meet your guide in front of Faneuil Hall at the statue of
Samuel Adams on Congress Street. Children must be ac-                                                   Saturday  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 5:30 pm
companied by an adult.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Victorian Back Bay
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Boston’s Back Bay embraces one of America’s richest
Boston Underfoot                                                                                                                                                                                             collections of art and architecture. Its treasures include
                                                                                                        Admission (unless noted)                                                                             Trinity Church, the Boston Public Library, and grand
Follow Boston’s great engineering feats from the filling
                                                                                                                      Adults  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . $12                    rows of stately townhouses.
of Back Bay to the Big Dig, America’s largest public works
project. Ride on the nation’s first subway, and learn about                                                           Children (ages 6–12) .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . $8                                   Monday  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 5:30 pm
                                                                                                                      Members  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .Free                            Friday  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 2:00 pm
such taken-for-granted utilities as water, sewage, gas,                                                                                                                                                      Sunday  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 10:00 am
steam, and electricity.
$14 per person, members $2 (T-fare included)                                                                                                                                                                 Meet your guide on the steps of Trinity Church, facing
                                                                                                        Tour notes                                                                                           Copley Square.
Sunday  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1:00 pm
                                                                                                        Reservations are not required—fees are payable in cash.
Meet your guide in front of Faneuil Hall at the statue of
Samuel Adams on Congress Street.                                                                        Tours run May through October, rain or shine! Group and
                                                                                                        custom tours are available all year.

                                                                                                        Tours last ninety minutes unless otherwise noted.


                                                                                                        Additional events and information
                                                                                                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                        Call 617-367-2345 or visit www.bostonbyfoot.org.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Boston By Foot assumes no liability for personal injury
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        or property loss to those participating in tours.

								
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