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Friday, March 16, 2012

St. Patrick's Day Weekend: Guided Tours of Boston Irish Heritage Trail

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by taking a guided tour of the Boston Irish Heritage Trail.

The tour is offered on Saturday, March 17 and Sunday, March 18, 2012 at 12:30 p.m., starting at the Boston Common Visitor Information Center.  

Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for children ages 6-12. Children under six are free. You can purchase tickets at the Visitor Information Center on Boston Common or make your reservation online.

The 75 minute walk led by an experienced tour guide takes you on 300 fascinating years of Boston’s unique Irish history and heritage.  

You’ll discover the Irish role in the Revolutionary War, learn about the 19th century Famine generation and the Irish part in the Civil War.  And you’ll discover famous and infamous politicians - from Curley and White to Collin and the Kennedys - who put their indelible stamp on the history of the city and the nation.
For more information, call 617 696 9880 or visit