The Forest Hills Cemetery and the Forest Hills Educational Trust PRESENT

A WALKING TOUR EVENT — with author and historian Anthony Sammarco

Sunday, June 5th, 2022 at 2PM

From John I. Taylor who owned the Boston Red Sox to John Reece who invented the buttonhole, there are movers and shakers who chose to be interred at Forest Hills. This walking tour will highlight both known as well as obscure names from the past including Hepzibah Clark Swan, Jacob Wirth and Amelia Peabody.

$15 for advance tickets AND on the day of the tour.

Tour meets at the Forest Hills Cemetery Visitor’s Circle.

This Walking Tour lasts up to 90 minutes with frequent stops over varied terrain. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and bring water.

About Your Tour Leader

ANTHONY M. SAMMARCO is a noted historian and author of over seventy books on the history and development of Boston and he lectures widely on the history of his native city.

His books 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) as well as The History of Howard Johnson’s: How a Massachusetts Soda Fountain Became a Roadside Icon, Jordan Marsh: New England’s Largest Store, The Baker Chocolate Company: A Sweet History, and Christmas Traditions in Boston. Many have been bestsellers.