6/18/1872 – 6/20/1872
The delegation arrived in Boston on June 18, 1872, and attended the World’s Peace Jubilee and International Music Festival.
The mission members watched a second day of performances at the International Music Festival. Later in the day they attended a welcome event and cruised the Boston Harbor on a steamship.
The delegation took a train to Springfield and toured the Federal Arsenal.
After a short trip to New York City and Rhode Island, the mission returned to Boston. They attended a banquet at the Revere House Hotel, hosted by the city in their honor.
The delegation toured a cotton mill in Lawrence, and a wool mill in Lowell, Massachusetts.
The delegation visited a reservoir on the outer limits of Boston. On their way back to the city center, they were able to see the northern lights.
The delegation divided themselves into two groups. One group visited Marlborough, where they attended a reception and toured a shoe and clothing factory. The second group went to Providence, Rhode Island. They attended a similar reception, and toured a gold and silver utensils factory.