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Feb 14 2024

Conserving a Sailor’s Valentine

Feb 14, 2024

To prepare for an exhibition, Historic New England’s conservation team assessed the condition of the Sailor’s Valentine and developed a conservation treatment. The sailor’s...

Feb 15 2024

Recovering New England’s Voices: David Chesnut’s Library

Feb 15, 2024

What can we learn about a family’s history from cherished books passed down through the generations? This update from our Study Center, prepared in...

Feb 08 2024

Managing Waste in the US

Feb 08, 2024

This post is the first in a series on the “reduce, reuse, recycle” waste hierarchy. The series examines contemporary waste management practices in the...

Feb 01 2024

The Importance of Being Furnished opens on June 21, 2024

Feb 01, 2024

The Importance of Being Furnished: Four Bachelors at Home will be on display this June at the Eustis Estate in Milton, Massachusetts. Historic New...


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