Boston and Cambridge from the Charles River: A Walking Tour *NEW*

This two hour walking tour begins at Magazine Beach in Cambridge, and ends on the Esplanade in Boston. Throughout the tour, students will learn about the land making process of Boston. The tour will also focus on the development of Boston’s skyline, and the students will gain the opportunity to compare the modern arrangement of buildings to the history of Boston’s development. On the Boston side of the Charles River, students will learn about the development of Storrow Drive and the Esplanade. This class will meet offsite. The meeting location will be in your confirmation email after you register. Instructor: Genevieve Wiedner

Sections

BCCR-SU21.01

Start Date

August 14, 2021

Time

2:00pm

Location

Off Site

Cost

$50.00

Availability

2

Saturday, 1-4pm. August 14
Please note: the class date was changed from the catalog.

The meeting location will be in your confirmation email after you register. Unvaccinated students are asked to wear a mask.

Instructors: Genevieve Weidner

Instructor

Genevieve Weidner

Genevieve is a PhD Student in the American and New England Studies Program at Boston University. She focuses on the history of Boston, and is particularly interested in the museums and historic sites that depict the American Revolution. She has public history experience by working at Old North Church and the Paul Revere House as an Educator. She has a Masters Degree in Nonprofit Management, and a BA in History from UMass Amherst. She is passionate about the history of Boston, and is excited to talk about the change of Boston's landscape over time! She currently lives with her fiance in Brookline.