Monthly Archives: June 2013

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

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 do with the Forestdale Schoolhouse, Deacon Eldred House on Shawme Pond and the old Sand Hill School / Clark-Haddad Building at Dewey Avenue are cases in point.

The Sand Hill School topic has been filled with debate and discussion for years. That discussion continues. Continue reading Public/private effort may chart Sand Hill School future in Sandwich

Five more homes to receive distinctive Sandwich historical markers

SANDWICH BROADSIDER

Posted Jun 06, 2013 @ 08:00 AM

SANDWICH —

 The Sandwich Historical Commission has unanimously approved distinctive markers for five more homes that help define the town’s architectural look and family histories.

A marker will be attached to a Greek revival home at 13 Liberty St. built circa 1850 by an Irish immigrant who worked at the Boston and Sandwich glassworks. Continue reading Five more homes to receive distinctive Sandwich historical markers