2015 Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving is a time to be with family and friends. Therefore, we will be closed Wednesday, November 25th through Monday, November 30th for the holiday. We will reopen on Tuesday, December 1st at 9am. The Board and Staff wish everyone a safe and happy...

2015-2016 Lecture Series

The Dedham Historical Society & Museum 2015-16 lecture series kicks off on Thursday, September 24 with Robert Cheney presenting a lecture on “Willard Eight-Day Clocks & the Mysterious English Connection.” For over 100 years, Simon Willard and his family of...

DHSM Announces 4th of July Hours

The DHSM will be OPEN the following days/hours during the week of the 4th of July, 2015. Office: Tuesday, June 30 through Friday, July 3; 9am – 4pm Museum: Tuesday, June 30 through Friday, July 3; 12 nooon – 4pm Library and Archives: Tuesday, June 30 and...

Time Travelers Benefit Program

DEDHAM HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM ADDS “TIME TRAVELERS” AS MEMBERSHIP BENEFIT The Society is always looking for ways to improve benefits to our membership program. This year we are adding a program known as “Time Travelers,” a reciprocal network for...

DHS Lecture Series Concludes April 23

DHS Lecture Series Concludes April 23 with Scholar & Author Brock Jobe Concluding this year’s lecture series on April 23, Winterthur Museum scholar and author Brock Jobe will discuss 400 Years of Massachusetts Furniture. Jobe, Professor of American Decorative Arts...

LECTURE AND BOOK SIGNING

“TOMMY GUN WINTER” Jewish gangsters, a preacher’s daughter and the trial in Dedham that shocked 1930s Boston! Sunday, April 19 @ 2:00pm DEDHAM HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM Veteran journalist, Nathan Gornestein tracks down a family secret and rediscovers the story...

“Building of Route 128” lecture January 15, 2015

Join us for author and lecturer David Kruh as he traces the origins of the late 1920s, when the Massachusetts Department of Public Works cobbled together a makeshift network of existing roads through Boston’s suburbs. The lecture begins at 7:30 pm in the Society’s...