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Environmental Treasures: Summer with the Josiah Quincys!

Environmental Treasures: Summer with the Josiah Quincys!

Tuesday, July 23 at 7:00 PM

Thomas Crane Library Community Room, 40 Washington Street

Free talk by Janet Uhlar about Josiah Quincy, Jr.'s important role in the American Revolution.

Saturday, July 27 at 2:00 PM

(rain date Sunday, July 28, 2 p.m.)

Free walking tour of the Wollaston neighborhood surrounding Quincy House. Using historic documents, maps, illustrations, and photographs, the walk reconstructs the historic landscape to the period when four generations of Quincys occupied hundreds of acres. Optional free tour of Quincy House (1770) following the walk. Meet at the Josiah Quincy house, 20 Muirhead Street. Co-sponsored by Thomas Crane Library and Historic New England.

For more information and rain date rescheduling of walk, call (617) 472-0799.