Railroads - From 1871 to 1939, Duxbury was connected by rail. Old Colony line re-established on South Shore in 1997.

Recreation - Recreational activites and proposed Recreation Center.

Recycling - Municipal recycling.

Religious Leaders -

Reminiscences - Recollections by various people of how life was experienced in Duxbury.

Revolutionary War -

Rivers - Bluefish River and other waterways

Roundabout - Redesign of Lincoln and Congress Streets intersection.

Rowing - Sport and transportation.

Rural & Historical Society - Duxbury Rural & Historical Society - Formed to "improve and ornament" the town in 1883. Continues its mission with the focus on the historical.