Historian's Choice - Walking Tour at Forest Hills CemeteryThe Forest Hills Cemetery and the Forest Hills Educational Trust welcomes author and historian Anthony Sammarco for a Sunday afternoon cemetery walking tour

Sunday, October 14th at 2PM

Forest Hills Cemetery is a place that embraces permanent residents that are from every walk of life. On this walking tour, Anthony Sammarco will discuss Simon Willard, master clock smith, Robert Chamblett Hooper, ship owner, Sophia Snow, philanthropist and for who a retirement community is named, S.S. Pierce, gourmet grocer and Marshall Pinckney Wilder, horticulturalist. Each has added to the fabric of life and we might even have a surprise or two.

$10 for advance tickets
$12 day of the tour

This Walking Tour lasts up to 90 minutes with frequent stops over varied terrain. Meet at the Visitor’s Circle just inside the main gate. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and bring water.

Anthony Sammarco is author of more than 60 books and lectures widely on the history and development of Boston, his native city.  Titles include Lost Boston, and many books in the Images of America series from Arcadia Publishing such as Forest Hills Cemetery and Boston’s Back Bay in the Victorian Era.