Shrewsbury Historical Commission

The Shrewsbury Historical Commission (HC) established in May 2005, is an appointed Board of seven members that are residents of the Town of Shrewsbury. The Shrewsbury HC meetings are posted 48 hours in advance. The HC meets on the fourth Thursday of each month. The HC does not meet during July and August. Meetings begin at 7 p.m. at the Shrewsbury Town Hall and are open to the public.

Mission: SHREWSBURY HISTORICAL COMMISSION MISSION STATEMENT The Shrewsbury Historical Commission is responsible for performing historical research, identifying historical assets, suggesting preservation tools, and coordination amongst officials at the local level. Within the community, the HC aims to both strengthen the community’s technical expertise and effectiveness in historical preservation; and to heighten public awareness, understanding, and appreciation of the town’s historic resources and their preservation. By these measures, the HC helps foster a community that will provide a proud and responsible stewardship of our town’s historic legacy.

Shrewsbury Historic Mansions - Research by HC Member Lin Lincourt Community Advocate Article... Please take look..... Sh...
‘The Mansions,’ a hidden treasure of Shrewsbury | Community Advocate

Shrewsbury Historic Mansions - Research by HC Member Lin Lincourt
Community Advocate Article... Please take look.....
Shrewsbury's mansions, which appeared this week in the Community Advocate.

Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury is well-known for its many historical homes. Tucked along Main Street, West Main Street and Prospect Street are residences from the...


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The Shrewsbury Historical Commission Objectives • To identify, record & inventory Shrewsbury’s historical assets • To create a Web site for the Shrewsbury HC • To develop a comprehensive technical historic preservation manual for historical properties owners in the Town of Shrewsbury • To raise the general public awareness of town’s historical assets for broadened public information, awareness, and support through positive public relations • To collaborate with other groups and organizations sharing similar interests and goals • To develop the HC as an information portal for rehabilitation funding and grants, as well as a networking resource with state and national organizations and parties sharing similar interests. • To develop the HC as an advisory resource for the Town and property owners in the Town of Shrewsbury. • To become the communication conduit between the Town and The Massachusetts Historical Commission.


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