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Mission and Leadership

We save and share New England’s past to engage and inform present and future generations. Historic New England is the oldest and largest regional heritage organization in the nation. We engage diverse audiences in developing a deeper understanding and enjoyment of New England home life by being the national...

Historic New England awards six preservation grants

The Herbert and Louise Whitney Fund for Community Preservation funds six preservation projects throughout the region. Each year, Historic New England awards $1,000 community preservation grants in each of the six New England states. The grants support projects by small to mid-sized organizations that align with Historic New England’s...

Historic New England awards six preservation grants

Each year, Historic New England’s Community Preservation Grants program awards a $1,000 grant in each of the six New England states. The grants support projects by small to mid-sized organizations that align with Historic New England’s mission of saving and sharing New England heritage. The 2017 Community Preservation Grants...

Community Preservation Grants support projects in all six New England states

Historic New England is excited to announce our annual Community Preservation Grants, with awards of $1,000 in each of the six New England states. We award these grants to small to mid-sized non-profit organizations that align with our mission by preserving and sharing New England heritage. The 2016 Community...

Maple sugaring at Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm

For the past two school years, students from the River Valley Charter School in Newburyport, Mass., have spent many of their days not in a classroom, but at Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm. The arrangement started as both a pandemic-era mitigation strategy and a commitment to the ideals of the school, whose...

AIC names Ben Haavik Professional Associate

Ben Haavik, Historic New England’s team leader for property care, was approved for a peer-reviewed Professional Associate membership by the American Institute for Conservation (AIC). The AIC Membership Committee felt that Ben’s professional experience showed “a commitment to furthering the work of conservation in accordance with AIC’s mission.” Sharing...

Six community preservation grants awarded

Each year, the Herbert and Louise Whitney Fund Community Preservation Grant Program awards $1,000 grants in each of the six New England states. The grants support projects by small to mid-sized organizations that align with Historic New England’s mission of saving and sharing New England heritage. Recipients of the...

Historic New England welcomes new trustees

Historic New England’s board of trustees has elected Jeffrey P. Beale and James F. Hunnewell Jr. as its newest members. Jeffrey Beale is a vice president and chief administrative officer at Eaton Vance Corp., a Boston-based global asset management firm founded in 1924. He previously worked for The Boston...

Vermont Grange film explores a deeply rooted agricultural institution

BURLINGTON, VERMONT – Historic New England and the Vermont Folklife Center give Vermont’s agricultural heritage a starring role in a documentary film premiering this April. Rooted: Cultivating Community in the Vermont Grange explores how this national farmers’ organization has worked to strengthen and preserve rural communities since 1867. Created in partnership with...

Inside the Collections Care Project: From Paris to Parian

Every summer Historic New England welcomes an intern from France sponsored by the French Heritage Society of Boston. Typically, the intern divides her time between the Library and Archives at Otis House and our collections and conservation facility in Haverhill, Massachusetts. This summer we welcomed intern May Elyssa Driss,...