Wellesley Historical Society, Inc. 229 Washington St, Wellesley Hills, MA02481 The Wellesley Historical Society was founded in 1925 by a group of citizens who wanted to establish an organization that…More would collect, preserve and promote Wellesley's rich heritage. The society's headquarters, which are three blocks east of the Wellesley Hills MBTA commuter train station, now serve as the town's historical resource center. Situated next to the Wellesley Community Center, the society hosts open houses, an annual lecture series and other special events throughout the year. The building also houses a variety of objects from the area's early settlers and town founders.
Washington Park 1 River St, Wellesley, MA02481 Washington Park is a small park on River Street, near the border of Newton and Wellesley. The park was established in…More 1932 by the Wellesley Historical Society, and its location marks the spot where President George Washington entered the town on November 16, 1789. Small benches offer excellent views of the Finlay Dam and Fish Passage. The park is open daily from dawn to dusk.