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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I’ve been building the basic scaffolding of the 01254.org website and that’s always an iffy venture once I get going because I like to build/design a bit organically, not with some buttoned-down, cookie-cutter design right out of the starting gate. And because my hope 01254.org will be a welcoming harbor for at least two distinct audiences. There will be some whose main curiosity are the many details of past conservation efforts — the history of it all. While other visitors may be caught up in challenges presented by the demands of a present-day issue — folks who are trying to …

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