Rebecca Carpenter Joins DHSM as New Archivist

Rebecca Carpenter Joins DHSM as New Archivist

Rebecca Carpenter is DHSM’s new part-time librarian and archivist. She succeeds Sandra Waxman, who retired in August after 15 years in the post. Rebecca now oversees the DHSM’s 10,000-volume library and important archival materials, will respond to research requests...
DHSM Participates in Trunk or Treat

DHSM Participates in Trunk or Treat

This is the first year that DHSM has participated in Dedham Square Circle’s annual Trunk or Treat—and it was a great success! More than 1,500 streamed through to see the many trunks decorated for Halloween and enjoy a piece of candy. DHSM’s theme was...
Fantastic Turnout for Dedham Pottery Dinner!

Fantastic Turnout for Dedham Pottery Dinner!

More than 80 people attended Dedham Historical Society & Museum‘s festive evening to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first museum exhibition of Dedham Pottery on October 26th. Blue and white was the theme—from the suggested attire, original...

DHSM Out in the Community

We hope you have seen the DHSM’s presence within the community. Most recently, we participated in the Fairbanks Fall Fair, which coincided with Dedham Day. The DHSM had a table full of educational materials that people could handle and discuss. Visitors to...

Don’t Miss DHSM’s Dedham Pottery Dinner!

Be sure to attend DHSM’s dinner celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the first museum exhibition on Dedham Pottery, held at the Society in 1968. For more information, click on the Events tab or look to the lower left of DHSM’s home page. Don’t miss...

NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Dedham Historical Society & Museum has a new Executive Director – Johanna McBrien, a long-time leader in cultural preservation. McBrien succeeds Vicky Kruckeberg, who retired after eight years at the helm of the DHSM. McBrien joins the DHSM from Antiques...

Vicky Kruckeberg is retiring as Executive Director

After eight dedicated years, Vicky Kruckeberg is retiring as Director of the Dedham Historical Society and Museum. Vicky’s warm and welcoming style has represented the Society well in Dedham and the greater museum community. Her leadership of the Society has included...

Dedham Historical Society & Museum 2018 Spring House Tour

Sunday, June 3, 2018 Noon – 4 PM Celebrate Dedham’s rich architectural history with a self-guided walking tour of wonderful homes in one of Dedham’s historic neighborhoods. This year’s tour includes seven great houses plus the Fairbanks House, the oldest timber frame...

Dedham History: True or False?

Join us for a family fun program on Sunday afternoon, October 1, Dedham History: True or False?  Participants will start by purchasing a “score card” at the DHS and walk to six historic sites in the area. At each site, participants will hear a story from...