Historical Commission

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Hours of Operation

Meetings as scheduled.


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Meeting Information

When: 2nd Thursday of Each Month
Where: Freetown Town Hall
Time: 7:00 pm


(508) 644-2201


(508) 644-9826


3 North Main Street
Assonet, MA 02702
United States

The continuing presence of historic properties in Massachusetts immeasurably enhances the quality of our lives; they help to establish our sense of place and to define the very character of our communities. To meet the challenge of preserving this important heritage, the Massachusetts Historical Commission (MHC) was established by the legislature in 1963 to identify, evaluate, and protect important historical and archaeological assets of the Commonwealth.

Local Historical Commissions

Established by a vote of the town or city government, a Local Historical Commission* (LHC) is the municipal agency responsible for ensuring that preservation concerns are considered in community planning and development decisions. Over 340 LHCs across Massachusetts are already established and working closely with the MHC. They serve as local preservation advocates and as an important resource for information about their community's cultural resources and preservation activities.


Name Title
Mary Rezendes-Brown Chairman
Travis Bowie
Nicole Bruno
Paul Deneault
Jacqueline Petrowski
Peter Erwin Associate Member
James Rezendes Associate Member
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