The Duxbury Rural & Historical Society


DRHS Historic Houses Open (Fall Dates)

Saturdays: September 1st (12-4) October 13th (10-3, in conjunction with Maritime Festival!) November 10th (12-4) DRHS Fall Dates, Historic Houses Open: King Caesar House & Bradford House Museums. DRHS members tour for free! New exhibits include “Women at Sea” at the Bradford House and “King Caesars Counting Rooms,” focused on Ezra Weston II’s business life, […]

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Duxbury Maritime Festival & Tavern Night

Duxbury Maritime Festival & Tavern Night Saturday, October 13, 2018 479 Washington Street, Duxbury Glorious Duxbury Bay has been at the heart of the community for generations. Celebrate our coastal heritage with the Duxbury Rural & Historical Society and partners, on the lawn of the Nathaniel Winsor, Jr. House, featuring waterfront views of historic Duxbury […]

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Burying Ground Cemetery Tour

Saturday, October, 27th, Old Burying Ground Tour with Carolyn Ravenscroft 3:00PM. Old Burying Ground, Chestnut Street. Join DRHS Archivist & Historian Carolyn Ravenscroft on another of her popular cemetery tours. The Old Burying Ground is the oldest continuously-maintained cemetery in the U.S. and is the location of the First Meeting House in Duxbury; it is adjacent […]

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Historic Clothing Talks

Presented by the DRHS Textiles & Clothing Committee, in partnership with the Duxbury Free Library: Historic Clothing Exhibitions and Talks. Free admission and open to all. Location: 2nd floor Resource Center, Duxbury Free Library. August – September: Comparing and contrasting two white cotton dresses, one high-waisted and the other with a drop waist. Free Gallery […]

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Holly Days: A Duxbury Celebration

Sunday, November 25th Holly Days: A Duxbury Celebration 12-4 pm, Nathaniel Winsor, Jr. House, 479 Washington Street, Duxbury. Join the DRHS for family activities and tours in celebration of Duxbury’s Holly Days.

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47th Annual Christmas at King Caesar Event

Friday – Tuesday, December 7th-11th Christmas at King Caesar 120 King Caesar Road, Duxbury. Save the date for the 47th Annual Christmas at King Caesar house festivities, which will take place over the weekend of December 7-11, 2018. Sumptuous themed holiday decorations make the historic house come alive for tours during this special weekend.

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