Category Archives: Preservation News

Public/private effort may chart Sand Hill School future in Sandwich

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SANDWICH BROADSIDER Posted Jun 10, 2013 @ 06:00 AM SANDWICH — When it comes to deciding the fate and future of historic properties around Sandwich, the town has had limited success in recent years; Town Hall restoration aside. What to … Continue reading

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Old Town Burying Ground Gets Restoration Work

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Thirty-nine damaged and fallen gravestones in Sandwich’s oldest burying ground are getting professional restoration this fall. Work was begun in late September and is likely to continue into November, 2012 in a contract initiated by Jennifer Madden of the Historical … Continue reading

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A View From The Chair – May 2012

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Because historic preservation is vital to economic growth. “A Broadway producer who once told an aspiring playwright, “If you can’t write your idea on the back of my business card, you don’t have a clear idea.” So I’m going to … Continue reading

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Historical Commission Recommends Restoration of Historic Artesian Well

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January 16, 2012 – Jonathan Shaw, the SHC’s representative to the Sandwich Community Preservation Committee, spearheaded the effort to proceed with funding for Phase II of the Town Hall Restoration Project. Guided by his experienced hand, the Commission sent a … Continue reading

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A View From The Chair – December 2011

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  Looking Back As 2011 draws to a close the Sandwich Historical Commission finds itself weighing the merits of two controversial issues and pursuing another that few people considered an issue at all. The request from the Sandwich Chamber of … Continue reading

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Town seeks Old Kings Highway District input on Clark-Haddad fate

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Town seeks Old Kings Highway District input on Clark-Haddad fate Can building be razed? Can it be moved? Is it historical? SANDWICH BROADSIDER Posted Oct 07, 2011 @ 11:52 AM SANDWICH — Selectmen have directed Town Manager Bud Dunham to … Continue reading

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Historic Marker Program In The Sandwich Enterprise

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Historic Marker Program Leads To Unusual Discoveries On news stands now! Local news story encourages local pride in historic homes through inclusion in Historical Commission’s program. Read what may be hidden under the old floorboards. A feature article by Mary … Continue reading

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