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Law Olmsted
National Historic Site

  Boston Common
The famous 48 acre public park situated in the center of the city. This was the site of many hangings in historical days. The park is bordered by Tremont, Boylston, Charles, Beacon and Park Streets.


  Boston Public Garden
Victorian garden with many walking paths. Swan boat rides available from April through mid September.
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125 The Arborway,
Jamaica Plain
  Old Granary Burying Ground
On Tremont Street behind the Park Street Church. Burial sites of many famous historians, such as Paul Revere, Samuel Adams and John Hancock.

This is a lovely 278
acre arboretum.

  Mt. Auburn Cemetery
580 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge.
The majestic grounds contain an arboretum, gardens and the gravesites of many famous early Americans.

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