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May is Preservation Month

This year is the fiftieth anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act.

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Preservation easements move toward milestone

Historic New England protects ninety-nine privately owned properties.

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Members tour unique restoration of private home

A longtime Historic Homeowner member recently welcomed fellow members inside her eighteenth-century house.

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Members go inside restoration of historic church

Historic Homeowner members visited the Parish of All Saints in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood. The church is part of Historic New England's Preservation Easement Program.

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Historic New England preserves Shingle-style home in Newton, Mass.

Peabody-Williams House is the ninety-seventh property in the Historic New England Preservation Easement Program.

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Modern house for sale in Lincoln, Mass.

For the first time since its construction in 1937, the Hoover House in Lincoln, Massachusetts, is offered for sale.

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Historic farm for sale

An eighteenth-century house and farm protected by a Historic New England preservation easement is currently for sale in Massachusetts.

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Digging out of your old house

Sally Zimmerman shares tips for minimizing winter damage as snow melts.

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Help your old house weather the storm

Owners of old houses must be extra-vigilant to minimize storm damage.

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Homeowners visit the old house doctor

Historic New England and Boston Building Resources (BBR) recently teamed up at BBR's Roxbury headquarters for an Old House Doctor drop-in clinic.

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Modern Stewardship property for sale in Lincoln, Mass.

For the first time since its construction in 1963, Flansburgh House in Lincoln, Massachusetts, is for sale.

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Members enjoy exclusive visit to groundbreaking Modern house

Historic Homeowner members got a special sneak peak at one of the original Six Moon Hill houses in Lexington, Massachusetts.

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Revere homeowner wins paint consultation

This month, Historic New England ran a radio contest and the main prize was an on-site consultation with Senior Preservation Services Manager Sally Zimmerman.

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Cambridge Preservation Awards honor Historic New England member

On May 31, the Cambridge Historical Commission recognized the 2013 Cambridge Preservation Award winners for their outstanding contributions to the preservation of the city’s architectural heritage.

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Historic New England protects H.H. Richardson-designed Ames Gate Lodge

Historic New England, in partnership with the Trustees of Reservations, recently finalized an agreement to protect 15.6 acres of the historic and scenic Langwater property, owned by the Oliver F. Ames family, in Easton, Massachusetts.

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Historic New England protects one of the oldest houses in Brookline, Mass.

One of the oldest houses in Brookline, Massachusetts, is the eighty-fifth privately owned historic property and the first property in Brookline protected through Historic New England’s Stewardship Easement Program.

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Historic paint colors a hit at Old House Trade Show

Sally Zimmerman, Historic New England's senior preservation services manager, presented to a standing-room-only audience at the 2013 Old House Trade Show.

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Learn winterization tips for homeowners

It's not too late! With winter just around the corner and forecasts predicting colder weather and a chance of snow, it's time to make sure your home is ready for the season.

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Historic New England protects private house in Dartmouth, Mass.

The Russell-Ekstrom House in Dartmouth, Massachusetts, is the most recent historic property protected through a preservation easement held by Historic New England in its Stewardship Easement Program.

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Historic New England Stewardship property for sale in Manchester, Mass.

The Little Orchard House in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Mass., is for sale. The house is an important example of the Colonial Revival movement, which aimed to interpret and restore seventeenth-century domestic architecture.

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