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Like so many, we are struggling to come to terms with what we are witnessing across the United States.  Words do not convey our sorrow and dismay at the events that have led us here, from the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis to the violent outbursts overshadowing t...

May 15, 2020

How is it possible that May is already half-way over? There is still a LOT going on in the preservation community all across the state.  We've all become a little more creative in how we work, advocate for and connect and that is a great thing to celebrate this Preserv...

May 14, 2020

If you've been joining us live or watching later on YouTube, our Preservation Conversation series has been hosting some great discussions and presentations over the past seven weeks. During some of these conversations, we have referenced documents, websites or articles...

May 14, 2020

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

10:00 a.m. – 11:00a.m.


Hosted by the Franklin Regional Council of Governments

Topic: Local Preservation Success Stories

More details will be announced as speakers are finalized. 

For more information about t...

April 30, 2020

Preservation Conversations were so popular (and we hope beneficial!) that we are extended this weekly virtual gathering all throughout Preservation Month! Here are the May dates and upcoming topics of discussion. Guest speakers and participants will be announced soon!


April 28, 2020

Storytelling is an integral part of history. Stories teach, they inspire, they motivate, they caution.  Stories tell where you have been and where you are and where you hope to go in the future.  Through Storytellers we  share local preservation stories that can serve...

April 27, 2020

In September, Preservation Massachusetts was thrilled to announce a new grant opportunity, in collaboration with The 1772 Foundation.  The Foundation made 1:1 matching grants of up to $10,000 for non-profits and projects on historic building exteriors.


April 27, 2020

In an effort to inspire and bring some "good" news to the fore right now, we are posting an archive of all of our past Storytellers! 

Click below to find a link to all of our Storytellers through June, 2019. If you are interested in sharing your own "story" with others...

April 17, 2020

From Partners for Sacred Places:

Stewardship Triage & Recovery:

Strengthening giving during and after a crisis

A Webinar

In the first few weeks of social distancing, faith communities across the country are struggling to meet their budgeted annual giving goals. Join Partn...