Category Archives: Preservation News

Plaques help mark Sandwich history

SOURCE: http://sandwich.wickedlocal.com/news/20180907/plaques-help-mark-sandwich-history By Paul Gately Posted Sep 7, 2018 at 10:57 AM The Sandwich Historical Commission’s historic marker/plaque program has reached the 154 mark, and more awards are on the way in a town where many homes are much older than … Continue reading

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Historical Commission sets priorities for 2018

By Paul Gately, Wicked Local, Sandwich (Broadsider) Greg Anderson chaired his last Sandwich Historical Commission meeting last week, handing the gavel off to member Lisa Hassler, a local realty broker, historical preservation enthusiast, and liaison to Community Preservation Act projects. … Continue reading

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Swale at Nye Pond on Old County Road

(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

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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Sandwich Historical Commission reaffirms stance: Save 1927 Wing

By Paul Gately The Sandwich Historical Commission is not backing away from its strong stand taken in November 2015 that the town should make every effort to try and save the 1927 building from the wrecking ball at the Wing … Continue reading

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Wing School Update

    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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Sandwich takes first steps to restore old buildings

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

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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Sandwich Historical Commission wants 1927 Wing exterior preserved

By Paul Gately May 14. 2015 1:02PM When it comes to preserving parts of the past in general — and the old 1927 section of the Wing School off Water Street in particular — the Sandwich Historical Commission thinks it … Continue reading

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Preserving Sandwich’s Brady’s Island

By Paul Gately Posted Feb. 6, 2014 @ 1:21 pm Updated Feb 6, 2014 at 1:25 PM Brady’s Island is part of that natural swath between the Mill Creek marsh to the east and the wetland on the edge of … Continue reading

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