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Medford MA

Medford, Massachusetts

Medford, which was founded in 1630 and established as a city in 1892, is steeped in American Revolutionary war lore. Paul Revere came through on his famous ride announcing “the British are coming” and General George Washington was a visitor. The city has a musical past, too. “Jingle Bells” was written by resident James Pierpont in 1850.

Today, with many historic sites, monuments, and houses – some of which date to the 17th century -- Medford is a thriving community that has a peaceful town center with quiet side streets.  Proximity to Boston may be one reason for its popularity: Medford is a 15-minute drive or a 10-minute ride on the commuter rail not to mention Orange Line T access and Route 93 is nearby, too. The city also has great restaurants as well as many family-friendly activities and resources including 118 acres of parks and other outdoor recreational spaces.

>> Visit Medford Website

>> History of Medford

>> Medford Stats & Demographics


Things To Do in Medford:

Wright's Tower

The Royall House and Slave Quarters

Tufts University Art Gallery

Chevalier Theatre


Restaurants in Medford:

Semolina Kitchen & Bar

Nappi's Restaurant

Tenoch Mexican

Bocelli's Ristorante

Pikaichi Ramen

Regina Pizzeria

Snappy Pattys

La Cascia's Bakery


Shopping in Medford:

Meadow Glen - stores include Dick's Sporting Goods, Wegman's, Petco, Kohl's

The Shops at Station Landing - stores include Cold Stone Creamery, Kelly's Roast Beef, Five Guys, Starbucks

Fellsway Plaza - stores include Stop & Shop, Panera Bread, The Paper Store


Medford Schools:

Medford High School

Medford Vocational Technical High School

Curtis-Tufts High School

Andrews Middle School

McGlynn Middle School

Brooks Elementary School

Columbus Elementary School

McGlynn Elementary School

Roberts Elementary School


Living in Medford:

For Sale in Medford

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