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Walking Tour of Lower Falls

  • Meet outside Starbucks 2322 Washington Street Newton Lower Falls, MA 02462 (map)

This special tour with Historic Newton and the Wellesley Historical Society focuses on the rise and fall of industry in Lower Falls. Learn how the Charles River once powered nationally renowned paper mills. Also see the village that early residents built, including St. Mary's Church and the one-time community hall that is now Lower Falls Wine Company.

The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes and is recommended for adults and teens.

This event is supported by the Wellesley Bank Charitable Foundation and is part of the “Crossing Borders” series, a collaboration between Historic Newton, the Natick Historical Society, the Needham History Center & Museum, and the Wellesley Historical Society.

Suggested donation, $10 per person; register through

Information: 617-796-1450 or 781-235-6690.

Sponsored by Wellesley Bank Charitable Foundation.