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Thursday, March 6, 2014

Take a Guided Tour of Boston's Irish Heritage Trail, March 15-17, at Boston Common

Discover 300 years of Boston's Irish history on this guided tour of the Irish Heritage Trail, on March 15, 16 & 17, 2014.

The tour starts at the visitor center on Boston Common and stops at memorials, statues, cemeteries and public buildings that tell the Boston Irish story. From the early colonists to the Famine Irish, and from James Michael Curley to the Kennedys, the Irish have made an illustrious contribution to Boston and its history.

Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for students, military and seniors, and free for children under 12.  You can purchase your ticket at the visitor center the day of the tour.  Find more details of the tour here.

The Irish Heritage Trail was created by the Boston Irish Tourism Association, a group formed in 2000 to promote the Irish history, heritage and culture of Massachusetts.