Category Archives: Historic Preservation

A Name for the Park at 135 Main Street

by Cindy Russell 135 Main Street has been privately owned from 1639 until 1963 when Town Meeting voted “to purchase a certain parcel of land located at Main Street, at Town Hall Square, owned by Manuel and Leona R. Jacinto … Continue reading

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Voters Reject Renovating Clark-Haddad Building

Sandwich voters reject using $1.1 million to renovate Clark-Haddad building  By George BrennanMay 02. 2016 11:20PM SANDWICH – Voters rejected the use of $1.1 million in community preservation funds to renovate the Clark-Haddad Memorial Building, formerly the Sand Hill School. … Continue reading

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Sandwich takes first steps to restore old buildings

By George Brennan gbrennan@capecodonline.com June 29. 2015 SANDWICH — One historic building would be fixed using community preservation funds and the other rehabbed using the labor of Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School students under plans put into motion last … Continue reading

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Sand Hill School

History of the Sand Hill School/Clark-Haddad Building Sand Hill School Fact Sheet Clark Haddad Building in the 2010 Sandwich Capital Improvement Program Clark Haddad Assessment Report, June 2015   Public Forum on Clark-Haddad and Deacon-Eldred Buildings MARK SNYDER | Sandwich … Continue reading

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Sandwich Historical Commission wants 1927 Wing exterior preserved

By Paul Gately May 14. 2015 1:02PM When it comes to preserving parts of the past in general — and the old 1927 section of the Wing School off Water Street in particular — the Sandwich Historical Commission thinks it … Continue reading

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Sandwich grist mill wheel needs replacement

Wicked Local Sandwich By Paul Gately Posted Nov. 1, 2014 @ 3:03 pm Sandwich Assistant Town Manager Douglas Lapp says it has become imperative to replace the wheel at the historic Dexter Grist Mill downtown next to Town Hall. Lapp … Continue reading

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Preservation, Not Demolition!

Paul Gately, March 19. 2014 2:24PM This is the course being considered by the historic district committee as it deals with Kevin Hamlin’s request to demolish the centuries-old barn on his property at 45 Water St. across from the Wing … Continue reading

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Sandwich building could become new cultural center

By George Brennan, capecodonline.com gbrennan@capecodonline.com July 28, 2013 SANDWICH – An old building where the children of glass-factory workers once went to school could get new life as a cultural center. Selectmen have agreed to allow the town’s Historical Commission to … Continue reading

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

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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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 … Continue reading

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