Historic New England


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Historic New England

Address:141 Cambridge St
Boston, MA 02114

Phone:617-227-3956
Fax:617-227-9204
Web: www.historicnewengland.org
Established: 1910. Description:Dedicated to protecting New England's cultural and architectural heritage. Operates 36 historic house museums in five New England states. Studies and interprets New England's daily life, architecture, and decorative arts between the mid-17th and 20th centuries. Maintains archives and a conservation center; conducts educational programs and leads historic tours. Also sponsors a helpline for homeowners' questions about preserving and maintaining their old houses. Members: 3,000. Dues: $35/year.
Publications: Historic New England (quarterly); free to members.

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The difficult decision was made to change the name to the more descriptive Historic New England, as part of a concerted effort to open its collections and membership to a wider public.
The upcoming product-line expansion is indicative of how the historic New England builder has become more aggressive since being acquired a year ago by Goldman Industrial Group (Boston, Mass.
Townsend Historical Society Annual Meeting and Program Following the brief business meeting, Ken Turino of Historic New England will present "The Spirit of Christmas Past: Four Centuries of Christmas in New England,'' 2 p.
The collection originated as a traveling Historic New England exhibit of 75 photos with captions by Bunting, guest curator and a maritime historian.
On first glance, the Phillips House's open portico, arched entryway, Palladian window and delicately decorated window caps appear to be all of a piece, but closer examination reveals a more complicated tale preserved in the building's fabric and collections, a tale that Historic New England will now begin to unravel and interpret to the public.
5 hours from New York City and Boston in the historic New England village of Lenox, Massachusetts, The Spa at Cranwell is scheduled to open March 25.
5; Historic New England members and children younger than 12, free.
Lecture "Preview to the End of the World: The Great New England Hurricane of 1938,'' by historic New England program manager Shira Gladstone, 7-8 p.

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