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June 2024

Here’s Early Wellington: A Community Focused on Success

Thursday, June 27 @ 7:00 pm
Free

Medford historian Dee Morris's summer walking tour this year will feature the Wellington neighborhood. Tonight at the library Dee provides an overview of this most eastern part of Medford, which honors the Wellington brothers who farmed the land in 1819. Over time, the pair transformed the fields into a neat grid of numbered streets. These new house lots attracted craftsmen, business types and educators who enjoyed being close to Boston. The Wellington Gun Club offered shooting contests on fertile marshes…

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Wellington Area Walking History Tour

Saturday, June 29 @ 10:00 am
Wellington, 5th Street
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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Free

Medford historian Dee Morris's summer walking tour for 2024 focuses on the history of the Wellington area in East Medford. On this lively and informative tour you will learn about the farmers, craftsmen and business people who helped to shape this residential neighborhood. Meet at the intersection of Riverside Avenue and Middlesex Avenue. This walking tour also will be presented at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 27, and Saturday, September 28. In addition, Morris will give a companion talk on…

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