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Stewardship Easement Program

Historic New England works with concerned historic property owners to ensure that their historic houses and landscapes are protected from insensitive alterations or neglect. The nearly 100 properties currently protected through preservation easements with Historic New England reflect a range of architectural styles and time periods in rural, suburban, and urban locations.

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Stewardship MarkerHistoric Plaque Program for Stewardship Properties

Historic New England has recently developed a historic plaque program to recognize the nearly 100 properties currently protected through its Stewardship Easement Program and to acknowledge the efforts of property owners to preserve and maintain these historic structures. These durable, high-quality plaques measure seven-and-one-half (7 ½”) inches by three-and-one-half (3 ½”) inches. Owners of properties in the stewardship easement program interested in participating should e-mail or call 617-994-6642 to discuss appropriate locations for installation and coordinate delivery of their historic plaque.

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Historic New England does not currently protect any properties through preservation easements in Vermont. We are interested in working with Vermont homeowners concerned about the preservation of their property.

Contact Information

For additional details and information about the Stewardship Easement Program, contact us at 617-994-6642 or via e-mail.

Stewardship Easement Program