Spring historical walking tour, “The Brook, the Reservoir, the Railroad, and the Path,” on Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

Walking in Arlington and the Old Schwamb Mill present a Spring historical walk “The Brook, the Reservoir, the Railroad, and the Path”. The walk will be led by local historian Edward Gordon on Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 at 9am. Learn the history of the Mill Brook and the Lexington and Arlington Railroad, and the creation of the Arlington Reservoir, Minuteman Bike Path, and Crescent Hill neighborhood.

We will gather at 9am in a meeting place sent to registered participants. The walk will last about 2 hours, and will be held rain or shine. Wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather. The tour is not suitable for dogs. Children are welcome if they are sturdy walkers, or will be in carriers or strollers. The beginning of the route may not have restrooms, so plan ahead. The meeting point will be sent to pre-registered participants who include an email address or telephone number in their registration.

The cost of the tour is $15 per person, and advance reservation is 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 check and registration by April 18th to: Walking In Arlington, 65 Randolph Street, Arlington, MA, 02474. Include an e-mail address and telephone number with registration, so we can send the meeting location for the walk.

Information on the walk and the pedestrian advocacy and walking safety work of Walking In Arlington at www.walkinginarlington.org. Information on the Old Schwamb Mill at www.oldschwambmill.org