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February 22, 2012

Carpenters investigate structural movement at Gilman Garrison House

Severe cracking in the interior plaster suggested that the south-facing wall was bulging, or bowing, outwards. read more...

February 20, 2012

Roof replacement reveals evolution of Cooper-Frost-Austin House

A roof replacement project at Cooper-Frost-Austin House in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has revealed important details about the evolution of the 1681 structure. read more...

February 18, 2012

Lyman Estate objects undergo conservation

Historic New England's collections and conservation experts are working to support the weatherization and energy efficiency project at the Lyman Estate. read more...

February 15, 2012

New white paper focuses on managing allées

The guidelines Historic New England developed for managing our allées are newly available online. read more...

February 9, 2012

Restoration work underway at Governor John Langdon House

The balustrade at Governor John Langdon House is undergoing restoration as part of a series of preservation projects at the Portsmouth, New Hampshire, property. read more...

January 27, 2012

Housekeeping in Haverhill

The collections team took a day to thoroughly clean the furniture storage area at the Collections and Conservation Center in Haverhill. read more...

December 27, 2011

Storm windows reduce air leakage by thirty percent

Last year, Historic New England implemented a number of small measures to increase energy efficiency at Pierce House, and recent tests show that the improvements have paid off. read more...

December 23, 2011

Archaeologists test the grounds at Hamilton House

Preservation is happening above and below ground at Hamilton House. read more...

December 14, 2011

Historic New England meets fundraising challenge

Historic New England successfully raised $1.8 million to match the $3 million challenge grant that launched the Preservation Maintenance Fund. read more...

December 10, 2011

New Hampshire foundation supports roof project at Barrett House

Historic New England has secured a grant of $10,000 from the Putnam Foundation of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. read more...