Arlington’s Kensington Park on May 17th

Join us on a May 17th historical walk, led by architectural historian and Old Schwamb Mill administrator Ed Gordon, and sponsored by Walking in Arlington and the Old Schwamb Mill.

The walk will be held on Saturday, May 17th. We will meet for a light breakfast at 8:45am and setting out walking at 9:00am. This walk route is sparse of plumbing, so plan intake of food and drink accordingly. Meeting place will be sent when you register. Please note that the meeting place for this walk is not the Old Schwamb Mill.

The purpose of this tour is to explore selected historic buildings and open space in and around Kensington Park, Menotomy Rocks Park and Jason Heights.

The walk will last about 2 hours, and will be held rain or shine. Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes. The route will include hills and some may be steep. The tour is not suitable for dogs. Children are welcome if they are sturdy walkers, or will be in carriers or strollers. The group is limited to 40 people. The meeting point will be sent to pre-registered participants only. This time the meeting place is not the Old Schwamb Mill.

The cost of the tour is $15 per person, and reservations are required. Make checks payable to Walking In Arlington. Proceeds go to the pedestrian advocacy work of Walking in Arlington, and the historic preservation work of the Old Schwamb Mill.

Postal mail your registration by May 12th to Walking In Arlington, 65 Randolph Street, Arlington, MA, 02474. Please include your e-mail address and telephone number with your registration. Thank you.