New Exhibit Celebrating American Presidents

New Exhibit Celebrating American Presidents

In celebration of Presidents’ Day, on Monday, February 18th, 2019, the DHSM is opening an exhibit celebrating American Presidents. The exhibit runs through March.Norfolk County, known as the “County of Presidents,” is the birthplace of four U.S....
Volunteer Appreciation Cookie Fest

Volunteer Appreciation Cookie Fest

Thank you to all of the wonderful volunteers who have given their time to the Dedham Historical Society and Museum this past year.  The DHSM recently held a volunteer appreciation cookie fest as a fun (and delicious) way to say THANK YOU volunteers! If...
Trains a Tremendous Success!

Trains a Tremendous Success!

This year’s holiday trains drew more than 750 people to the DHSM! This record number was due to the comfortable weather and increased publicity (thank you Dedham Times and others)—and no doubt to Peter Reynolds of the Blue Bunny, who suggested, as master...
WWI Presentation; DHSM Lecture Series

WWI Presentation; DHSM Lecture Series

On Sunday, November 18, 2018 the Dedham Historical Society and Museum hosted a stirring program on WWI, with letters read, history relayed, posters and photographs shown, and period music played. Thank you to DHSM board member Stuart Christie for his research and...

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...

Dedham Historical Society & Museum 2017 Fall Lecture Series

The Dedham Historical Society & Museum’s 2017-18 lecture series kicks off on Thursday, September 28 with the story of Paul Revere, Artisan and Businessman by Patrick M. Leehey, Research Director at the Paul Revere House. As school children we are taught the...

2016-2017 Lecture Series

Please join us for our 2016-2017 Lecture Series. All lectures are held at the Dedham Historical Society & Museum, 612 High Street, Dedham. Lectures are free for Society members. Non-members $5.00. Programs begin at 7:30 pm unless otherwise noted. Thursday,...