On February 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church on 26 North Street, John Thompson, Chairman of the Medfield State Hospital Buildings & Grounds Committee, will share his experiences managing the former Medfield State Hospital property. John will show pictures of the buildings and grounds, some historical and some recent. John will also share some of his experiences outside and inside the buildings, and a few stories from interacting with many people that have visited the property. Those interested in the past, present, and future of the Hospital property, are encouraged to join.
John served as Chairman of the mediation committee that created the Charles River Overlook Park, adjacent to the campus of Medfield State Hospital. He has managed the buildings and grounds of Medfield State Hospital since December, 2014. As Chairman of the Medfield Archaeology Advisory Committee for 20-plus years, John has been involved in numerous archaeological investigations in town, focused on both prehistoric and historical archaeological sites.