DHSM Receives Digital Capacity Grant

The DHSM is pleased to announce that we are among the fifty-nine Massachusetts non-profit organizations to receive a Digital Capacity Grant from Mass Humanities. The funding will be used for “Accessible History: Diverse Dedham for Classroom and Community,” a component...
BLM

BLM

Black Lives Matter In late May, 2020 there were a series of national demonstrations calling attention to concerns of the Black community across this nation, and specifically, to protest the killing on May 25, 2020, of George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black American man,...
A Shipwreck Commemorated in Dedham

A Shipwreck Commemorated in Dedham

Dedham Historical Society & Museum board member Joan Pagliuca was interviewed on November 14th, 2019 by Boston Globe columnist Steve Annear about the history behind a curious gravestone monument in Dedham’s Old Village Cemetery. Our appreciation to Annear...
Paul Revere Bell Loaned for Traveling Exhibit

Paul Revere Bell Loaned for Traveling Exhibit

Paul Revere Bell DHSM’s Paul Revere Bell, 1798. Paul Revere Bell On the Road Through October 2020 On Monday, August 19th, the DHSM’s Paul Revere bell started a journey for the first leg of a three-venue exhibition, Beyond Midnight: Paul Revere, opening September...
School Visits

School Visits

Third graders from Riverdale Elementary School visited DHSM as part of their history curriculum.  During the students’ visit, they handled “touch it” artifacts of items used in the past (distant and more recent) and compared them to items they use...