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South Boston’s Broadway

Neighborhood Series

Old clock in South Boston

Tour Description

Walk along South Boston’s main Broadway on this guided tour, exploring how the neighborhood has played a major part in Boston’s history. View many beautiful buildings and their architectural styles as we walk. See the oldest street clock in Boston at the former site of Blinstrub’s Village, and learn how the occupation of Dorchester Heights led to the evacuation of the British troops from Boston during the American Revolution. Visit the former sites of manufacturing companies that once dotted the neighborhood and played a key role in Boston’s economy. Learn how South Boston’s churches were built as places of worship for the many immigrants who came to this neighborhood. Finish the tour in Medal of Honor/ “M” Street Park where you can see the first Vietnam Memorial in the United States.

Tour Information

tour duration

90 minutes

tour distance

0.99 mile

tour terrain level 1

mostly flat surfaces and little to no inclines

Private Tours

This tour can be scheduled as a private tour with advance notice. Call 617.367.2345 or use our private tour webform to learn more.

Starting Location

Meet your guide at the corner of West Broadway and D Street (next to TD Bank).

Nearest MBTA Station is Broadway on the Red Line (walk three blocks from the station or take the #9 bus to D Street.