Waterfront History and Development Boat Tour Aug. 28

East Boston’s 19th-century shipbuilding and ship repair, today’s working waterfront, and a little known engagement between the British Navy and Colonials during the Siege of Boston will be featured on a boat tour along East Boston’s waterfront.

Sponsored by Friends of the Boston Harborwalk (FBHW) on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019 5:30–7:30 p.m., it will take place on board the Patrick T. Kennedy, a former U.S. Navy utility boat.

Participants will board at the Eddy (10 New Street), motor north, cruise up Chelsea Creek and back again. Closest T stop is Blue Line at Maverick Sq.  Please arrive at the boat dock by 5:15 p.m.. Space is limited. Cost $15/person. Register  at  www.eventbrite.com/e/eastie-by-sea-tickets-67999780173.

FBHW is a volunteer organization, affiliated with Boston Harbor Now, promoting greater awareness and public enjoyment of Boston’s 43-mile Harborwalk.  FBHW hosts monthly tours of various Harborwalk segments, facilitates waterfront clean-ups and creates engaging interpretive signs to commemorate the waterfront’s past and present.

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