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On the Watertown Seal is a picture of an English Colonist and an Indian exchanging, as peace tokens,  bread for fish.  Captain Roger Clap landed at Nantasket Point in 1630 and rode up Charles River to Gerry's Landing with the first party of Watertown Colonists.
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Commander's Mansion
Commmanders Mansion

Tammy McKenna
Function Facility Manager

Commanders Mansion
440 Talcot Avenue
Watertown, MA  02472

Ph: (617) 926-7755
Fx: (617) 972-6599

Monday - Friday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
A Mansion for All Seasons
The elegant Commander's Mansion, now available for functions after 135 years of private ownership, is an ideal location for many events:
  • Weddings
  • Rehearsal dinners
  • Bridesmaid luncheons
  • Bridal showers


  • Christenings
  • Dinners
  • Business meetings
  • Holiday parties
  • Current Events              


The spacious grounds, boasting a beautiful, large, rectangular grape arbor and Victorian veranda, are a prime spot for outdoor weddings and garden parties. The faithfully restored Mansion accommodates up to 150 people (reception style or cocktail), is fully handicap accessible, and has central heating and air.

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