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Massachusetts Historical Commission 2016 Commission Meeting Schedule

2016 Commission Meeting Schedule

The Massachusetts Historical Commission meets on the second Wednesday of each month (except May, July, and August) to discuss and vote on nominations to the National Register of Historic Places as well as other preservation issues depending on the agenda for that month.

MHC Press Releases

MHC Press Releases

This is a list of the recent press releases by Secretary Galvin on topics relating to the objectives and interests of the Massachusettes Historical Commission

Massachusetts Archaeology Month

Massachusetts Archaeology Month

Begun in 1992 as Archaeology Week, Massachusetts Archaeology Month is a month-long celebration of archaeology in Massachusetts and around the world. Museums, libraries, archaeologists, and many more people and institutions join Secretary Galvin and the State Archaeologist in hosting exhibits, lectures, walks, and events for adults, children, and teachers.

2016 Preservation Nomination Form

2016 Preservation Award Nomination

In recognition of the challenge of preserving our national legacy, the Massachusetts Historical Commission (MHC) founded the Preservation Awards program. Awards are presented annually to preservation projects or individuals displaying an outstanding commitment to historic preservation in Massachusetts. Nominations must be for projects completed in 2012, 2013, 2014 or 2015.

Public Notices

Public Notices, Past & Present

Public Notices relating to the Massachusetts Historical Commission's activities.