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Last updated: 4/10/19

Historic gems of the Back Bay Fens

From foul muddy flats to the parkland of today, the Fens has undergone many transformations in the last 125 years.

Join Emerald Necklace docents as they talk and walk the historic landscape. Stops include the Kelleher Rose Garden, with its more than 1,500 roses and reconstructed fountain, the oldest WWII Victory Gardens in America, and a special visit to the Veterans Memorial in honor of Armed Forces Day.

The tour begins and ends at the Shattuck Visitor Center, 125 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115. It's free and open to the public. No registration required. Bring a refillable water bottle and wear comfortable walking shoes.