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A View From the Chair – April 2012

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Our Home’s History Is Our History We have two direct connections to history: our family and our home. Family members pass and leave us with cherished memories, but our beloved homes tend to outlive us. They are what remain of … Continue reading

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A View From The Chair – October 2011

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The Sandwich Historical Commission welcomes its newest member, Don Bayley. His appointment to the commission was approved by the Sandwich Board of Selectmen on Thursday, October 20 for a term of (almost) three years. Don has been doing several projects … Continue reading

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A View From the Chair – September 2011

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The Sandwich Historical Commission is entering an exciting phase. Thanks to the contributions of our members and volunteers, we have recently achieved some┬ánotable┬ásteps in our mission to document the town’s historical assets. Looking Back Just in the last few months … Continue reading

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The Saltbox house built by Priscilla and William Allen about 1672 in Spring Hill, demolished after the death of Alden Allen in 1858.

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Old Windows – Save Thousands of Dollars

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Historic Window Tip Sheets There is an epidemic spreading across the country. In the name of energy efficiency and environmental responsibility, replacement window manufacturers are convincing people to replace their historic wood windows. The result is the rapid erosion of … 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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