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January 9, 2015

Taking care of the caretakers

Recent repairs at the Gedney House property focused on the caretaker's cottage. read more...

December 19, 2014

Help your old house weather the storm

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

December 8, 2014

Carpentry precedes Rundlet-May House painting

Historic New England's carpentry crew made extensive repairs in advance of a painting project. read more...

November 26, 2014

Roseland Cottage fence repair is a multi-year effort

The carpentry crew continues with repairs to the intricate wooden fence that frames the cottage. read more...

November 18, 2014

Porch repairs add to Castle Tucker preservation project

Porch repairs begun in 2013 were completed this summer. read more...

November 7, 2014

We dug up the oldest dirt in Boston

Intact subsoils - dirt that has been undisturbed since before 1630 - discovered during archaeology work at the (First) Harrison Gray Otis House. read more...

August 22, 2014

Asbestos shingles: Removing a legacy

Asbestos cement shingles were removed from the Browne House barn in advance of structural repairs. read more...

August 7, 2014

Mayor Walsh of Boston supports federal historic tax credit

Mayor Martin Walsh signed the National Trust for Historic Preservation's petition this week. read more...

July 21, 2014

Castle Tucker masonry repairs underway

Masonry repairs have begun as part of a large-scale preservation project at Castle Tucker. read more...

July 8, 2014

Castle Tucker welcomes visitors during preservation work

Castle Tucker is open while undergoing significant preservation maintenance projects this summer. read more...