MBTA: Walpole can be accessed through the Franklin Commuter Rail Line out of South Station, with a stop at Walpole and Plimptonville.
The town of Walpole, located 13 miles south of Boston, is named after Sir Robert Walpole, de facto first Prime Minister of Great Britain. This small town separated from Dedham and was incorporated in 1724. Walpole’s residents were active in the American Revolution, sending representatives to meetings at Faneuil Hall and working hard to keep its citizens safe amidst a war. Notable residents of Walpole include Roger Turner, Olympic Figure Skater and local celebrity Gene Lavanchy of Fox 25 News.