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A BOSTON SUBURB WITH NATURE, HIKING, SHOPPING AND MOVIE THEATRES and RESTAURANTS TOO!
Is Dedham the Town for Me ? Downtown Dedham MA, is a community that goes back to the 1600’s! Dedham Square, is an ever improving town center with lots of basic shops and restaurants. My YouTube video is broad and talks about commuting from Dedham, shopping in Dedham, hiking in Dedham, kayaking in Dedham.
The Riverdale Neighborhood-
easy access to the Charles River for kayaking, hiking in the woods of Wilson Mountain and bordered by a large park on the Charles River.
Endicott-the Huge estate that belongs to the community and hosts weddings and events like summer concerts.
Precinct One, Upper Dedham/The Village –-Home to many estates and large Victorians with large yards and gardens The Precinct 1 or The Village is the oldest neighborhood. “That is probably our most historic district with lots of historical homes… Lots of the houses go back to the 1700s.
Oakdale-Oakdale, which has its own square, is the most populated Dedham neighborhood. It’s a neighborhood of middle-class working families with a lot of history as being one of the older neighborhoods in the town.
The Manor – The Manor is located on the outskirts of Dedham, bordering Boston’s Hyde Park neighborhood and Dedham’s Greenlodge. “It’s a lot of working class families, close knit families.
East Dedham borders Boston’s Hyde Park and West Roxbury’s neighborhoods. A lot of working class families, “They’re known for the old mill, one of the oldest first manmade mills and canals in the country. They had a revitalization, an urban revitalization that changed the area in 1970s”.
Greenlodge- Greenlodge is one of the newer neighborhoods in Dedham with most homes being built in the 1950s. “Greenlodge is green – a lot of trees and ledge, once again it’s another tight knit neighborhood… Greenlodge has a considerable amount of trees and homes are spread out.”
The Square in Dedham, community theatre, restaurants!
DEDHAM SQUARE-Great places for breakfast, lunch, brunch and dinner.
If you want to live in a quintessential New England town, have places to walk and hike, kayak on the Charles river and have plenty of choices for take-out as well as dining out plus seeing a few movies every few weeks, Dedham may be the answer. Playing a significant role in Boston area history, Dedham has has a a good amount of very old homes that are modernized and beautiful. These homes often have plaques that state it was built in the 1800’s and boasts the oldest home still standing in the country from the 1600’s. It’s a museum now.
If that wasn’t enough, the major north-south highway Rte. 95/128 borders Dedham and a large outdoor shopping area, Legacy Place showcases the national chains like Apple and Amazon stores, Whole Foods and plenty of coffee shops and clothing stores. Easy commuting, a strong town community and a 30 minute or less access to points in downtown Boston. What’s not to like!? Ask me more. Deep woods hiking, Charles River Kayaking-WILSON MOUNTAIN, CHARLES RIVER DEDHAM IS SUCH A COMPLETE SUBURBAN TOWN, YOU CAN GO FROM MORNING UNTIL NIGHT AND STAY IN THE TOWN LIMITS. EVERYTHING FROM RESTAURANTS AND COFFEE SHOPS, HARDWARE STORES, HOME DEPOT, LOWES, MOVIES, SMALL SHOPS, NATIONAL CHAIN SHOPS,, OUTDOOR EQUIPEMNT STORES FOR YOUR HIKING AND KAYAKING ALL DONE IN THE TOWN OF DEDHAM, MASSACHUSETTS.
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