History

Bicknell Square at Bridge and Sea Streets in North Weymouth

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Weymouth, the second oldest town in the Commonwealth, was settled in 1623 as Wessaguscus, and established as the Town of Weymouth in 1635.

 

Great Hill Park at Bradley Road in North Weymouth

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The town has an active and dedicated historical society. The Weymouth Historical Society makes its home in the Holbrook Homestead, 238 Park Avenue, South Weymouth – open from 9 am – 1 pm every Wednesday for tours and genealogical research.

 

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Pictured above are Abigail Smith Adams and the Abigail Smith Adams Birthplace. The Birthplace has recently undergone a restoration, made possible with a grant from Weymouth’s Community Preservation Fund and the Abigail Adams Historical Society.

Check out our Historical Timeline.