Lecture on Groundwater on Jan. 23

The Beacon Hill Civic Association and Beacon Hill Village invite you to an early evening lecture tomorrow, Wednesday, January 23 at 6:00 pm at The Firehouse, 127 Mount Vernon Street. Elliott Laffer, Executive Director of the Boston Groundwater Trust, will explain the history of the groundwater in Boston and its particular relevance to the Flat of the Hill and the Back Bay neighborhoods. Elliott will discuss how “made land” was formed, the importance of pilings, how lowering water levels affect the submerged pilings, answer questions and concerns from residents, and much more.

This event is free and open to the community. Light refreshments will be served. For more information and to RSVP for this event, please contact the BHCA at 617.227.1922 or  [email protected], or the Beacon Hill Village at 617.723.9713.

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