Monday, June 7, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm – Making History on the Common

The Friends of the Public Garden host a day to celebrate the importance and enduring story of the Boston Common, on Monday, June 7, from 11 – 2, at The Boston Common, 147 Tremont Street in Boston.

Children will experience 7500 years of history through Native American Fishweirs, grazing livestock, colonial games, stocks, Freedom Trail interpreters, Civil War re-enactors, and a Victorian carousel. The Wampanoag Nation Singers and Dancers perform from 12:30-1:30 p.m.  This event is on the same day the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company holds its drumhead election.

Co-sponsoring this free event are The Freedom Trail Foundation, Frog Pond Foundation, Hammond Residential Real Estate, The Massachusetts Historical Society, and Whole Foods Market.  For more information, log on to, or email