Category Archives: Historic Preservation

Saving Graves

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Decrepitude has seeped into Cedarville Cemetery—cracking and toppling ancient tombstones and beshadowing family markers with creeping foliage. But rest easy, old souls, help is on the way. About $70,000 has been set aside to restore dozens of graves at the … Continue reading

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Clark-Haddad/Sand Hill Community Input

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Do you have any old photos of the Clark-Haddad/Sand Hill School Building?

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Swale at Nye Pond on Old County Road

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(SOURCE: Paul Gately, Wicked Local.com/Sandwich Broadsider) John Cullity seemingly has nothing in common with the late Yankee catcher Yogi Berra, but the Nye family member and historian is following that old Yogi-ism: “It ain’t over until it’s over.” Cullity is … Continue reading

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Planned Sandwich Cemetery Work Hits Snag

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By Paul Gately The Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office has determined the long planned project to restore parts of Cedarville Cemetery off Route 6A cannot proceed as delineated by the town and as planned by the Sandwich Historical Commission. Sandwich Assistant … Continue reading

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Wing School Update

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    By Paul Gately July 07. 2016 12:58PM Sandwich Historical Commission reiterates historic merit of ‘1927 Wing’ The Sandwich Historical Commission takes issue with sentiment expressed by some selectmen that the 1927 section of the Henry T. Wing School … Continue reading

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Historical Markers Part of Improvements Planned for Mill Creek Park.

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Sandwich Okays Plan To Turn ‘Restroom Park’ Into Something More Memorable By TAO WOOLFE A gift of flowers, benches and greenery popped up among the political brambles when a volunteer group offered to beautify a scruffy grove across from Sandwich … Continue reading

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A Name for the Park at 135 Main Street

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by Cindy Russell 135 Main Street has been privately owned from 1639 until 1963 when Town Meeting voted “to purchase a certain parcel of land located at Main Street, at Town Hall Square, owned by Manuel and Leona R. Jacinto … Continue reading

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Voters Reject Renovating Clark-Haddad Building

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Sandwich voters reject using $1.1 million to renovate Clark-Haddad building  By George BrennanMay 02. 2016 11:20PM SANDWICH – Voters rejected the use of $1.1 million in community preservation funds to renovate the Clark-Haddad Memorial Building, formerly the Sand Hill School. … Continue reading

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Sandwich takes first steps to restore old buildings

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By George Brennan gbrennan@capecodonline.com June 29. 2015 SANDWICH — One historic building would be fixed using community preservation funds and the other rehabbed using the labor of Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School students under plans put into motion last … Continue reading

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Sand Hill School

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History of the Sand Hill School/Clark-Haddad Building Sand Hill School Fact Sheet Clark Haddad Building in the 2010 Sandwich Capital Improvement Program Clark Haddad Assessment Report, June 2015   Public Forum on Clark-Haddad and Deacon-Eldred Buildings MARK SNYDER | Sandwich … Continue reading

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