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Map of old Shawmut Peninsula overlayed on Modern Boston

Before Boston: Shawmut Peninsula through 1630

Walking Tours : Monthly & Quarterly
90 minutes
1 mile
potential uneven surfaces and moderate inclines
Explore 12,000 years of human activity on Shawmut Peninsula, the lands we now call Boston. Follow in the footsteps of the Native people who first walked here. Learn how they hunted and fished, and worked with clay and textiles. Uncover geological features and archaeological sites on this guided walk on and around Boston Common. Hear the stories of how the Massachusett first encountered strange people from afar, European explorers and settlers, who would then claim this land for their own. find out more