Historical Commission

Richmond’s Historical Commission Pages

In the beginning… On Monday, March 12, 1973 — on the very same night that the final episode of aired on TV — Richmond voted to accept the provision of M.G.L. Ch.40 Sect.8D which provides that a town “may establish an historical commission… for the preservation, protection and development of the historical or archeological assets of such city or town. “Such commission shall conduct researches for places of historic or archeological value, shall cooperate with the state archeologist in conducting such researches or other surveys, and shall seek to coordinate the activities of unofficial bodies organized for similar purposes, and …

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Hearing History.

I’m glad to announce  our first, rough attempt at a 01254.org home for Historical Commission resources is now up and running. There you can already listen to a series of ‘living history’ audio recordings dating back to 1963-65 and view a few photos and news clippings. As time permits, that section of 01254 will be better organized and, hopefully, always adding new and interesting items from Richmond’s rich storyline. Please send your photos, audio, video and comments to harleywolff@01254.org.

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