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Guided Literary Walking Tour of Nahant

Friday, September 22, 2023

Guided Literary Walking Tour of Nahant

Date & Time

Friday, September 22, 2023

Time Slot(s):

2:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Reservation Required

To register for the literary walk, please email Julie Tarmy at  julie@nahanthistory.org


Please join the Nahant Historical Society and Trails & Sails for a Literary Walking Tour of Nahant on Sept 22, 2023, at 2 pm. Ken Turino of Historic New England and Chris Mathias, co-author of the recently published book Nahant Revisited will lead this tour. The tour, featuring poets and writers, will make stops along the way at the places in Nahant that inspired them. It will feature the works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sylvia Plath, and the Poetess of Nahant, Annie Johnson, among others. Wear good walking shoes. The tour will last approximately 2 ½ hours.

FREE.  Limited to 10 persons.

Special Instructions

If participating in the literary walk, good walking shoes recommended. This walk is taking place rain or shine!


Nahant Historical SocietyThis program is supported in part by a grant from the Mass Cultural Council.





41 Valley Road, Nahant MA 01908

41 Valley Road, Nahant MA 01908



Dog Friendly

Parking Available

Restrooms Available

Event Category

  • Arts & Culture
  • History
  • Museum
  • Walking Tour

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