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Needham’s Walk Through History

Sunday, October 6, 2019 – 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Walk, Ride, or Drive through 300 years of Needham’s History!

How well do you really know Needham…? Take a Walk through 300 Years of Needham’s History with the Needham History Center & Museum!  Enjoy a self-guided tour through the familiar places that you only thought you knew well, and learn the hidden history behind the places you see every day.

Walk Through History and learn more about…

  • the Bank Robbery, the Old Center, and the Odd Fellows’ Fire,
  • the McIntosh Tavern,  the Mark(ed) Tree, and moving the First Church,
  • building Memorial Park, the Center-Heights Feud,  Nehoiden, and more!

It’s FREE!  Print out the map Walk Map 2019 , or pick up a Map at our table at the Harvest Fair or along the route on Walk Day, October 6th

Information signs are located all along the way, corresponding to the Map Numbers that mark each sign location.  Start any time, and follow as much or as little of the route as you wish.  You can Walk, Ride, or Drive along all or part of the route. And there are Docents along the way to answer your questions.


For sponsorship information and opportunities please contact Gloria Greis, at 781 455 8860 or email

Event Sponsor



Additional Sponsors

The Needham Bank
Needham Police Union
David and Janet Drake
The Colony Group
St Joseph Parish
First Parish in Needham
Hartney Greymont
Volante Farms
Moe and Elizabeth Handel
Deb and Tom jacob
Sam and Florence Graves
Needham Exchange Club
Needham Golf Club