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June 22, 2012

New white papers share tips for working with consultants

Historic New England recently published new white papers on working with consultants on such topics as structural engineering, archaeology, and paint analysis. read more...

June 4, 2012

Liberated Victorian azaleas put on a show

Historic azaleas from the late nineteenth century bloom once again at the Lyman Estate. read more...

May 11, 2012

Carpenters install ultraviolet film at Historic New England properties

UV film can help protect both the collections from the harmful rays of the sun and protect the building from inadvertent damage. read more...

May 7, 2012

Wolf's head returns to Beauport

After careful consideration of conservation versus replication, the wolf's head is back. read more...

May 3, 2012

Browne House roof replacement begins

Work has begun on the roof at Browne House in Watertown, Massachusetts. read more...

April 7, 2012

Lyman Estate nears opening after weatherization project

The large-scale weatherization and energy efficiency project at the Lyman Estate in Waltham, Massachusetts, is wrapping up in anticipation of the site's spring re-opening. read more...

March 19, 2012

Warm weather allows for winter landscape projects at Codman Estate

Unusually warm weather during the winter season allowed extra time for landscape work on the stone walls at the Codman Estate. read more...

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...