Tour: Notable Women of Boston’s Back Bay

Bashka PaeffLucy StoneMary Antin

Bashka Paeff                    Lucy Stone                Mary Antin

Who was an abolitionist & suffragist as well as the first woman in Massachusetts to earn a college degree and to keep her maiden name after marriage?

Who was one of the first American nutritionists to link proper diet with good health?

Who was a “mistress of disguises” when she repeatedly re-entered Jordan Marsh to organize the clerks?

Learn answers to these questions and more!

Saturday, June 29, 2013
1:00 – 3:00 PM

Tour guides: Katherine Dibble of the Boston Women’s Heritage Trail; Linda Stern & Helaine Davis of Jewish Women in Boston History

Meet in the Public Garden at the “Boy and Bird” fountain (enter through the Arlington Street gates; fountain is located on the right in the shadow of the George Washington equestrian statue)

We will visit a number of nearby sights, ending at the Boston Public Library in Copley Square

 Cost: $10 per person  –   RSVP by June 25 required.  617-858-5924

Co-sponsored by Jewish Women in Boston History and the Boston Women’s Heritage Trail