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February 19, 2020

It Takes People!

Preservation is nothing without people; from local advocates working to reuse historic buildings along main street, protect a landscape, to those who serve on commissions, volunteer or staff non profits, research, restore and so much more. Preservation...

January 22, 2020

Preservation Massachusetts is now accepting nominations for our 2020 Awards program! The theme, Building Blocks of Preservation is a celebration of the many pieces that join together to bring about successful projects, advocacy campaigns, new technologies and more.  Fr...

July 26, 2019

Registration is now LIVE for the 2019 Massachusetts Historic Preservation Conference.  On Friday, September 20, attendees will gather in Plymouth to learn, share and network about all things preservation related and more.  Educational sessions, discussion panels and to...

June 25, 2019

Since you're on this web page, you probably have an interest or curiosity about historic preservation.  Maybe you're a volunteer, historic commission member, a professional, student or just someone who ended up clicking through from Facebook or Instagram.   


April 19, 2019

As part of Preservation Massachusetts' 2019 Award Program, we are excited to feature a new award, The People's Preservation Choice !

This award will be determined by popular vote and announced LIVE at the Awards Dinner on May 8. All nominees who opted to be considered f...

April 8, 2019

Preservation Massachusetts is delighted to introduce our 2019  recipients of our Tsongas, Menino, Eliot, Kuehn and Olmsted Awards!These projects, people and organizations will be celebrated in one month, on Wednesday May 8 at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston....

March 22, 2019

Preservation Massachusetts and our Conference Planning Committee are seeking suggestions for sessions, tours, and presenters for the 2019 Statewide Historic Preservation Conference, to be held on Friday, September 20, 2019, at the Hotel 1620 in Plymouth, Mass. This bie...

February 13, 2019

The deadline to submit a nomination for Preservation Massachusetts' 2019 Preservation Awards has been extended!

Nominations are now due by 5:00 PM on Thursday, February 28.

Nomination forms can be downloaded here and please contact Erin Kelly with any questions.

January 25, 2019

The Massachusetts Historical Commission is now taking applications for their 41st Annual Preservation Awards!

The nomination form can be downloaded on MHC's website here

The deadline for submitting a nomination is Tuesday, February 19, 2019.

For printed nomination forms...

January 16, 2019

Historic Preservation Plans for Cities and Towns

This workshop provides an overview of what to include in a municipal preservation plan. Co-sponsored by the Framingham Historical Commission, Massachusetts Historical Commission, Preservation Massachusetts and Metropolita...

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December 5, 2019