When:
Sunday, Jun 02, 2019 2:00p -
3:30p

Where:
Visitor's Kiosk Inside the Main Gate
95 Forest Hills Avenue
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

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Admission:
$10.00

Categories:
< 21

Event website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/milton-hill-walking-tour-tickets-62439541349?aff=erelexpmlt

Forest Hills Cemetery and the Forest Hills Educational Trust are please to present the Milton Hill Walking Tour led by historian Anthony Sammarco. Milton Hill is laid out on the farm of William F. Milton, who was buried at the entrance on top of the William Gibbons Preston-designed stone bridge that arches over Greenwood Avenue. The hill was developed in the early 20th century and retained the curvilinear paths and drives of the arboretum cemetery of the 19th century. The hill provides a rich panorama of funeral movement styles including Classical, Egyptian, Grecian, and Romantic. With gentle knolls and an area at the top from which one might view Milton, Milton Hill attracted the movers and shakers of the day.

Anthony Sammarco will discuss the poet Ann Sexton, Chauncy Cushing Nash of the Walpole Society, Clarence Barron of Barron’s Weekly, Eben Jordan (both father and son) of Jordan Marsh fame, Frank L. Young of the Young Oil Company, Pietro Paulo Caproni of Caproni & Company, and others on this walking tour.

This walking tour lasts up to 90 minutes with frequent stops over varied terrain. Meet at the Visitor’s Circle just inside the main gate. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and bring water.

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