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Sand Hill School: The Clark-Haddad Memorial Building

In 1851 a new 2 bay by 3 bay, 2-story, wood-frame building with a gable roof was erected at the corner of Factory Street and George’s Rock Road (16 Dewey Avenue). Known as the Jarvesville School, and later, the Sand … Continue reading

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Historic Preservation in Sandwich MA

March 1, 2012 – The question of Historic Preservation Restrictions has become a story in Sandwich. Selectmen, regulators and residents have been asking what that means, how it happens and who makes it happen. There are two pdf documents that … Continue reading

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A View From The Chair – Sand Hill School

Open House and Forum March 24, 2012 at Sand Hill School, 16 Dewey Ave, Sandwich, MA UPDATE – March 24, 2012  Many thanks to everyone who attended the events yesterday. Because of you, the day was a success. Please check … Continue reading

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A View From The Chair – February 2012

Moving into mid-winter, with several feet of snow on the ground and only the heartiest of travelers on the roads, being pulled along in open sleighs while wrapped in thick woolen blankets. The only sounds are the soft clop of … Continue reading

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Sand Hill School Clark-Haddad Building Will Not Be Moved!

The Sandwich Board of Selectmen, on January 19, 2012, voted 4-0, with one abstention, to leave the Clark-Haddad building in place. A proposal by the Sandwich Chamber of Commerce to move the Clark-Haddad building and turn it into a visitors … Continue reading

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A View From The Chair – December 2011

  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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A View From The Chair – October 2011

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

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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A View From the Chair – September 2011

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

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Sandwich Town Archives General Index Available Online

The holdings of the Sandwich Town Archives have been indexed in one single listing for the first time. The listing is available HERE in searchable .pdf format. The index does not include the many volumes of published genealogical works in the Archives because … Continue reading

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