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Bostonians, walk into spring with a scavenger hunt

A couple of weeks ago, I read Kim Foley MacKinnon's Boston Family Scavenger Hunt on the Union Park Press blog which was originally published at  I contacted founder Kim Orlando and received permission from both Kims to publish the clues, only.  The answers can be found here.

Fenway Victory Gardens, Boston, April 2004

The scavenger hunt is based in the Back Bay and Beacon Hill neighborhoods of Boston and suitable for children under 12 years of age.  Kim Foley MacKinnon recommends taking photographs of each location to create a scrapbook of the scavenger hunt.

The clues
  1. Read Between the Lions 
  2. Slow and Steady Wins the Race 
  3. Where Three Famous Women Hang Out at the Mall 
  4. The Ugly Duckling was One 
  5. Mrs. Mallard Leads the Pack 
  6. Former Cow Pasture 
  7. Mr. Toad’s Friend 
  8. Where the Governor Works 
  9. Three signers of the Declaration of Independence rest here 
  10. Where Boston Cream Pie and the Parker Roll were Born
Remember, the answers can be found in the original post at