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

By Kaethe Maguire

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Old Windows – Save Thousands of Dollars

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

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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