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Peak House welcomes visitors anew

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Anyone who has ever driven on 109 through Medfield has driven past the Peak House. For years, this house has welcomed third grade classes and history-lovers alike to explore the 308-year-old dwelling. During the summer, visitors are invited to see the house on Sundays. But on July 7,...
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Sheehy brings Mobile History to Medfield

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The Medfield Historical Society has launched a new project aimed at bringing the past into the present. The project, named “Mobile History,” aims to promote knowledge and awareness of the historic buildings in town. “There’s no better way to reach the people of Medfield than through their mobile phone,” quipped Caillian Sheehy, an...
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The great Hometown Weekly history tour

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Special Correspondent In the wake of Thanksgiving’s stories of Pilgrims, Native Americans, colonies, and exploration, readers in Hometown Weekly’s communities may have found themselves contemplating their home’s place in history. And why not? Plymouth and Salem are no more than an hour away. Boston, Lexington, and Concord are even closer. Much of America’s important...
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Peak House Sale honors historic Medfield

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By Clare Dealy Hometown Weekly Correspondent For more than 45 years, Medfield Historical Society members have joyously hosted the Peak House Pantry Sale to raise funds to maintain the town’s most historic landmark. This year was no exception. “I’ve been doing this for many years, it’s definitely our biggest fundraiser” said Vicky Fritschi, who celebrated...
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LCB Senior Living Buys Clark Tavern in Medfield

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

Late last week, LCB Senior Living announced that it had reached an agreement to purchase the Clark Tavern property on Main St. The Norwood company said that it will not be merging the property with the already purchased land on which it has proposed...

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This Old Town: Irish Pioneers of Medfield

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By Richard DeSorgher Hometown Weekly Correspondent

They were the pioneers; the first of the Irish to enter into Medfield, break the prejudice and live the “American Dream.”

James Griffin, born in Ireland, came to Medfield in 1840 at the age of 20 with his brother Michael. He found employment in...

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