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September 04, 2013

New book features Historic New England-protected property

The General George Cowles House, one of eighty-seven properties in Historic New England’s Stewardship Easement Program, is featured in a new publication, The Pretty and Proper Living Room, by Holly Holden. read more...

August 30, 2013

Drainage project begins at Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm

At Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm in Newbury, Massachusetts, lack of proper drainage causes significant pooling on the grounds and flooding in all the basements. read more...

August 13, 2013

Storm-damaged garden arch repaired at Hamilton House

The Colonial Revival gardens at the Hamilton House in South Berwick, Maine, are a major attraction for visitors. Last fall, Hurricane Sandy damaged one of the centerpieces, a dramatic arch. read more...

August 06, 2013

Porch repairs begin at Castle Tucker

Historic New England's preservation carpenters spent two weeks at Castle Tucker making repairs to the entry porch at Castle Tucker. read more...

August 01, 2013

Pinnacles and pendants make Roseland Cottage distinctive

The pinnacles and pendants at Roseland Cottage are removed for repair and replication in conjunction with the roof replacement project. read more...

July 11, 2013

Carpenters repair barn door at Codman Estate

The Codman Estate Carriage Barn door got a major tune up recently. read more...

July 08, 2013

Carpentry crew wraps up spring cleaning (and fixing)

Historic New England's carpentry crew recently embarked on a flurry of activity to prepare our historic sites for summer visitors. read more...

June 28, 2013

Roof and chimney project begins at Arnold House

Historic New England recently began rehabilitating the roof and chimney at Arnold House in Lincoln, Rhode Island. read more...

June 27, 2013

Scotchford-Wheeler House Joins Stewardship Easement Program

The latest addition to Historic New England’s Stewardship Easement Program is the c. 1653 Scotchford-Wheeler House in Concord, Massachusetts. read more...

June 18, 2013

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. read more...