Recent Posts

August 30, 2018

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...

August 9, 2018

 The Elm Arch Inn in Falmouth has a new owner and a new vision! The historic inn was placed on the 2014 Massachusetts Most Endangered Historic Resources list when it was proposed for demolition. Local advocates and the Falmouth Preservation Alliance worked to promote t...

August 8, 2018


Thursday, September 13, 2018
9:00 – 11:30 AM
Wellfleet Historic Preservation Workshop
Preservation Hall

The Wellfleet Historical Commission is pleased to present a free workshop on the benefits of preserving historic properties. Join us as we explore Wellfl...

August 8, 2018

Get Outside: Exploring Local History Through Walking Tours

Summer is a great time to get outside and explore local history whether you are on vacation or in your own backyard. Fortunately in Massachusetts, there are lots of selfguided walking tours and trails that will...

August 8, 2018

Submitted by Carolina Galliher, Dalton MA

On August 3, the Fitch-Hoose House in Dalton was dedicated after a restoration. Here is some history of this historic house and the history and stories it represents. 

History of the Fitch-Hoose House

     The house now known as t...

At a very nice 4th of July BBQ I happened to be asked if I knew about creating historic bike tours.  No, not tours on historic bikes (not sure that penny-farthing would be suitable for riding long distances…) but a tour around local history done on bike.  And I had no...

When it comes to preservation, be it a local restoration project, an advocacy campaign or a large-scale historic rehabilitation, partnerships are key. One person, organization or even constituency can’t do it alone, nor should they have to.   Preservation as an ethic,...

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