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Discover Roxbury to lead bike tour through historic Roxbury

Posted by Patrick Rosso  June 4, 2012 11:42 AM

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On Thursday, Discover Roxbury will lead a bike tour from Roxbury's Eliot Square to Franklin Park.

Cutting through the neighborhood, the tour will take riders on a journey through the historic area pointing out architecture and passing Malcolm X's childhood home.

Once inside Franklin Park riders will be able to explore the ruins of the old zoo, ride over Frederick Law Olmsted's bridges, and enjoy the forest.

Thursday's tour will be led by Discover Roxbury staff and begins at 6:00 p.m. at 183 Roxbury St.

The tour costs $10 and to purchase tickets or for more information, click here.

Bikes and helmets are required.

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