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Historical Commission
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Contact:
Address:
35 South Common Street
Lynnfield, MA 01940
Phone:
781-334-9620
Meetings:
Open meeting on the third Tuesday of the month at the Historical Centre, 35 South Common Street 7-9pm, unless a change is posted at Town Hall or on this webpage.
 
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Committee Members
Name
Title
Term
Nan Hockenbury
Chairman
 
Linda Gillon
Publicity
 
Faith Honer Coakley
Recording Secretary
 
Steven Richard
Photographer, Building Manager
 
Steven P. Smith
Associate Member
 
Anthony Guerriero
Associate Member
 
Roy Sorli
Associate Member
 

For information on the 2014 Tricetennial Celebration events click http://bit.ly/1lGEYRQ

Meeting House rentals are handled by the Lynnfield Historical Society.
Please call Peggy Weickert at 781-334-4724. Visit the website at
lynnfieldhistoricalsociety.org or email contact@lynnfieldhistoricalsociety.org.


Memberships
American Association for State and Local History
National Alliance of Preservation Commissions

Duties & Responsibilities
Founded in 1963, the Lynnfield Historical Commission is a 5 member board appointed by the selectmen to preserve, promote, and develop the historical assets of Lynnfield.  Under MGL Chapter 40 section 8d, a local historic Historical Commission is the official agent for community wide historic preservation, planning, and the designation of local historic districts, properties and sites. In particular, this law identifies five responsibilities for historical commissions including:

Conducting research on places of historic or architectural value;

Cooperating with the State Archeologist in conducting surveys and reporting on sites;

Coordinating with other preservation organizations

Keeping accurate records of its actions and filing an annual report

Maintaining a membership duly appointed by the Board of Selectmen

The board may also accept gifts, enter into contracts, and make recommendations to the selectmen.



 
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