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Medfield State Hospital
45 Hospital Rd, Medfield, MA 02052
Medfield State Hospital was a psychiatric rehabilitation facility that opened in 1892 and closed in April 2003 due to aMore decline in patients. At one point, the hospital had over 1,500 patients. By 2001, that number went below 150. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1994 and has been used in two major motion pictures as a filming location: Shutter Island and The Box. The town of Medfield continues to discuss re-development plans for the site. It is currently open for passive recreation from 6am - 6pm, daily. 
Medfield Afterschool Program
17 Elm St, Medfield, MA 02052
The Medfield Afterschool Program is a parent-run non-profit organization. It offers programs for students enrolled inMore the Medfield Public School system who are in grades kindergarten through 8. The kindergarten and first grade program is held at Memorial school on North Street. Second and third grade meets at Wheelock Elementary (pictured); Grades 4 - 5 meet at Dale Street and grades 6 - 8 meet at Blake Middle School on Pound Street. The goal of the program is to give kids a safe environment for them to spend free time after school. Instructors strive to meet the needs of each individual child for relaxation, quiet time, an environment for homework and a supportive atmosphere. Currently more than 300 students are enrolled in the various programs.
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