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Category: beacon hill social history series (3)

Star of David stained glass in Circular Window

Jewish Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill Social History Series

Walking Tours : Monthly & Quarterly
90 minutes
0.75 mile
likely uneven surfaces and significant inclines
Journey to Beacon Hill’s North Slope at the turn of the 20th century. Explore the lives of its Jewish residents during a period of cultural and architectural change. Uncover how Boston’s Jewish immigrants created an active community that blended customs from Eastern Europe and changes to the new world around them. Discover sites where Boston’s Jewish West End residents worked, lived and worshiped, including the sites of three synagogues within a few blocks of each other. Tour can include a visit to the Vilna Shul upon request. find out more