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Charlestown house tour

The Charlestown Preservation Society will present its biennial house tour from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22, rain or shine, starting at Memorial Hall, 14 Green St.

Included are beautifully restored houses primarily around the Gaslight District of Charlestown, from a restored 1804 Federalstyle  house on Warren Street to a Greek Revival rowhouse unattended for 50 years and  re-imagined as a modern interior using unusual fabrications. The tour will also feature the Charlestown 5 Cent Savings Bank, one of the town’s best-loved historic buildings

At the end of the tour a lemonade reception will be held at the hall from 4 to 5 p.m.

Advance tickets are available online at or at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage at 105 Main St, or at Junebug, 211 Main St.

The advance tickets are $30 for members and $35 for non-members or $50 for nonmembers including a one-year membership.

For more information, call 617-241-7500 or send an email to

Museum Day

The USS Constitution Museum, Charlestown Navy Yard, will participate in the annual Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22.

The museum will offer free admission for one person plus a guest. Included will be the exhibits All Hands on Deck, Forest to Frigate, Old Ironsides in War and Peace and the War of 1812 Discovery Center.

Go to to download a ticket for free admission to the museum and a 10 percent discount in the museum store.

Public safety

A Charlestown safety meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26 at the Charlestown Police Station District 1-A, 20 Vine St.

The community is invited to meet the police to discuss public safety issues.

Visit for more information.