|September 27, 2009|
From Powder House Pickles to the Brick Yards of Ball Square –West Somerville’s Explosive Growth at the Turn of the Century
Ed Gordon, President of the New England Chapter of the Victorian Society will lead a tour exploring the architecturally rich and historic neighborhood between the Tufts campus/Powder House Square and Ball Square, currently known as the ‘Breakfast-and-Brunch Capital’ of the Boston area. Tour will include an interior viewing of the Old Powder House, and of at least one private residence noteworthy for its interior fabric and ornamentation. Tour begins and ends at the Field House on the College Avenue side of Nathan Tufts Park, adjacent to the Powder House rotary. Light refreshments inside the historic Field House at the conclusion of the walk.
Presented by The New England Chapter of the Victorian Society, The Somerville Historic Commission, and Historic Somerville.
(In event of heavy rain or winds, tour will not occur.)
Admission: $8 for VSA/NE or Historic Somerville members; $10 for non-members.
Sunday, September 27th, 2009; 2:00 pm