Founded April 25, 1874
"For promoting the boating interests of the town"
Incorporated October 29th 1874
First boathouse built on Ames Street site in 1875.
Destroyed by lightning in July 1882.
Second boathouse built on this site in . . . — — Map (db m56100) HM
Oldest house in Dedham, a part of it built about 1636. Homestead of Jonathan Fairbanks, who, with his sons John, George, and Jonathan, Junior, signed the Dedham Covenant September 10, 1636. Ancestral home of the late Vice- President Fairbanks. — — Map (db m48808) HM
Dedicated to the men and women of Dedham who served their country with honor and Valor and the lasting memory of those who gave their lives during the Vietnam War.
PFC John A. Barnes III, U.S. Army 12 Nov. 1967, Awarded Congressional Medal of Honor . . . — — Map (db m62533) WM