Walking Tour Of The Tewkbury State Hospital
Wednesday, August 146:00—7:30 PMOffsiteTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876
This walking tour was originally scheduled for Wednesday, July 17, but was rescheduled due to rain.
Come explore the history of the legendary Tewksbury State Hospital, which opened its doors in May 1854 as the State Almshouse. Led by a knowledgeable volunteer guide from the Public Health Museum, join this 90-minute walking tour to explore life in days past, the history of a vibrant community, its architecture, the lives of its patients and staff, and its connection to public health. Meet at the Public Health Museum (365 East Street), located on the grounds of the Tewksbury State Hospital, near the library. Limited to 20 spots with a 5-person waiting list.
Registration for this event has now closed.