Although present-day Dedham has geographically shrunk considerably compared to when it was first incorporated in 1636, the town boasts a large variety of activities. Dedham once consisted of a large expanse of land that broke off into separate communities including what are now Medfield, Natick, Needham, and Walpole. Dedham’s town center features historic houses along Woodleigh Road, fashioned by Henry Bailey Alden, architect of the Endicott House. High Street features many of Dedham’s cultural, historical, and municipal buildings while Greenlodge contains a mixture of residential homes including single families and condos. Legacy Place, an upscale, outdoor shopping center, features a variety of retail outlets and eateries as well as a cinema. East Dedham borders Boston and is home to the oldest manmade canal in North America. … Read More
Dedham was the first town to have a publically funded school system and today has five different elementary schools that each features a different approach to learning. Dedham also hosts five separate private schools including The Rashi School, a private Jewish elementary and middle school, and the Noble and Greenough School, a boarding school that teaches grades 7 – 12.
Because of its close proximity to Boston, Dedham has a variety of options for commuters. The MBTA’s Franklin Line of the commuter rail runs through the town and has two stops at Endicott and Dedham Corporate Center. There is also bus service that connects Dedham to the MBTA Orange Line at Forest Hills in Jamaica Plain. Route 1, 109, 95, & 93 all run through Dedham, which allows commuters to connect easily to the rest of Massachusetts via car.
Map of Dedham, MA
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