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Mar 22 2018

Where affordable housing meets historic preservation

Mar 22, 2018

Search online for “affordable housing news” and you’ll find ten pages of recent results. There is widespread concern about this subject, and a consensus...

Mar 21 2018

Discover women’s economic history through ephemera

Mar 21, 2018

Historic New England has an extensive collection of ephemera – more than 25,000 pieces of printed and handwritten paper items – that informs and...

Mar 08 2018

Can you name five women artists?

Mar 08, 2018

Historic New England is thrilled to participate in the National Museum of Women in the Arts’ #5WomenArtists campaign as part of #WomensHistoryMonth. Inspired by the question “Can you...

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