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Historical Walking Tour of Boston’s North End

May 02, 2024

WELLESLEY, MA – Dr. Anderson, our Social Studies teacher, organized a historical walking tour through the North End of Boston for our middle and upper school students. The North End, known for its significant contributions to the city’s cultural and historical landscape, provided a perfect backdrop for an educational journey.

Covering the period from the 1630s to the present day, the tour delved into the Irish, Italian, and Jewish experiences in Boston, exploring how each community has shaped the city’s culture and heritage. These discussions helped students understand the profound impact each group has had on shaping the city’s culture and heritage.

Moreover, the excursion allowed students to closely examine the architectural evolution within the area. They explored various styles, including those from the First Period, Georgian, and Federalist eras, gaining insights into how architectural trends have shifted and persisted through time.

A big thank you to Dr. Anderson for such an insightful tour and to the group of dedicated parents who accompanied our students, ensuring a safe and educational experience for all.