Located along the
Charles River in the southeast corner of town, the Medway Village
Historic District was designated as a National Historic District in
December, 2008. Medway Village consists of over two hundred historic
buildings on approximately 60 acres of land.
Medway Village was the
first area in town to see significant growth as the textile mills on
the falls of the Charles River were established at the end of the
eighteenth century and the industrial development during the
nineteenth century. By the 1830s, the area was known as Factory
As you walk through Medway Village,
refer to the historic walking tour pamphlet prepared by Timothy Dobday.
Walking tour pamphlets can be found at the Town Hall or by contacting
the Medway Historical Society. The unique architecture and historical facts will surely enlighten you
as you tour Medway Village.