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...
Guests Enjoy Harvest Dinner

Guests Enjoy Harvest Dinner

Harvest Dinner Saturday, November 16, 2019 Terrific evening at Dedham Historical’s Harvest Dinner, held at the First Church in Dedham. Wonderful turnout to enjoy a spectacular meal on historic dinnerware, honor the Worthington Committee with the first Worthington...
Tavern Night Opened to Sold Out Crowd

Tavern Night Opened to Sold Out Crowd

Sold Out! The First Annual Tavern Night, held on Friday, September 20, 2019, was a tremendous success! Interest was so high that the event sold out prior to the festivities. Click here to watch a short video of the festivities, courtesy DedhamTV. Guests enjoyed...
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...
An Evening of Shoes

An Evening of Shoes

An Evening of Shoes! The first annual Shoe Party was an evening of fun footwear, desserts, wine, and conviviatlity. Held on June 20th 2019, people from across Dedham attended, many to a DHSM event for the first time. Some guests brought their own vintage shoes for...
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...
Daisy Scouts Visit DHSM

Daisy Scouts Visit DHSM

The Daisy Scouts (K-1) visited the Dedham Historical Society & Museum for a recent weekly meeting this June; this was the first time the Daisies have visited DHSM as a group.  The girls learned about some of the women who lived in Dedham in the past, including...
A Wonderful Evening for a Party!

A Wonderful Evening for a Party!

It was a gorgeous night for our annual members-only Soirée, held at a spectacular private residence. While guests mingled inside the beautiful home, it was the extensive backyard where most spent an evening enjoying conversation and nibbles prepared by Chiara. The...
Successful Powder House Cleanup

Successful Powder House Cleanup

Thank you to all who volunteered in helping to clear overgrowth at Powder House Rock and around the 1766 Powder House on April 27th, 2019. With the reduction of brush, people are able to access the trail, make the short hike to the top and look over sections of...