Wonderful Winter Wine Event!

Wonderful Winter Wine Event!

Wonderful Winter Wine Event! On Friday, January 25th, friends gathered at DHSM for our annual Winter Wine Event. Guests enjoyed sampling a selection of wines and local beer, and dined on tasty hors d’oeuvres. What better way to spend a cold January evening? Special...
Important Dedham Pottery Vase Added to Collection

Important Dedham Pottery Vase Added to Collection

DaffodilVase_DP_HughRobertson_Overall_2 DaffodilVase_DP_HughRobertson_Signature_cropped This hand-thrown, stoneware vase decorated with thick, polychrome glazes depicting daffodils and leaves, is an extremely rare and important example of Dedham Pottery. It is signed...
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...
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...