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They Paved Paradise: 100 Years of Recreation in Waltham


Thursday, April 11, 7:00 p.m.

Lyman Estate, 185 Lyman Street, Waltham, Mass.

Historic New England and the Waltham Historical Society present a special program by Waltham High School history teacher Jack Cox about the changing face of recreation in Waltham over the past 100 years. This illustrated talk features images of Bicycle Park, the Embassy Theatre, Cornelia Warren’s Maze, the Wal-Lex Recreation Center, and Grover Cronin’s Easter Bunny Parade.

Come early to explore the grounds and the first floor of the mansion.

Cosponsored with the Waltham Historical Society.


$5 Historic New England and Waltham Historical Society members. Waltham Historical Society members call to register in advance.

Advance tickets recommended. Please call 617-994-5912 for more information.

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