Wicked Local: Cambridge walking tour tells tales of Caribbean immigrants in The Port

July 16, 2018

“As the British began squeezing out ordinary sugar cane farmers on the Caribbean islands in the mid-19th Century, it became tougher for unskilled agriculture workers to make a living. Many turned to America, looking for factory work to support their families.

In Cambridge’s Port neighborhood, that history has left an impact for almost two centuries.

On Saturday, July 14, around 20 people of all ages took a walking tour of the neighborhood. Sponsored by the Cambridge Historical Society, the tour was led by Marian Darlington-Hope, a lifelong Port resident.”

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