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Wenham, MA

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The town of Wenham was initially settled in 1635 and has retained much of its unique historical character in its tranquil rural scenery. The town features many scenic views of farmlands, lakes, woodlands, and old stone walls accompanying its winding tree-lined roads. 

To complement this handsome backdrop, the community is filled with actively involved citizens with the goal of preserving the town’s precious past while continuing to plan for future generations.

Founded:
1635

Population:
5,284

City Website:
https://www.wenhamma.gov/

Did You Know?
Although the town was originally settled in 1635, it wasn’t officially incorporated until 1643.

Historic Sites

With such a rich past, Wenham features several historic sites to take in during your visit. One of which is the Claflin-Richards House.

Museums & Attractions

The Wenham Museum is a family-friendly local museum suitable for all ages that honor the progress and history of Boston’s North Shore.

Getting Here

From Logan Airport: Get on MA-1A S, and Take I-93 N, I-95 N, and MA-128 N to MA-1A N/Dodge St in Beverly. Take exit 45B from MA-128 N. Follow MA-1A N to Cherry St in Wenham. 

MBTA: Take the Newburyport/Rockport line from North Station to the Hamilton/Wenham Station.