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Historic New England Publications

Sharing New England stories through magazines and books

Historic New England publications include the award-winning Historic New England magazine, a benefit of membership published three times per year, and the Historic New England book series.

Historic New England magazine

The print magazine is a benefit of membership and the digital version is available for all.
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Current Issue

Historic New England magazine’s Summer 2024 digital edition is now available! Read on to learn about upcoming exhibitions, new approaches to historic preservation, surprising and delightful objects from our collections, and how our historic sites are evolving to share the full range of New Englanders’ experiences.

Past Issues

Read the digital editions of all issues of Historic New England magazine from Summer 2000 to present.

Write for us!

Interested in contributing to Historic New England magazine? We publish general interest articles on the diverse histories of our region and on contemporary preservation challenges. We welcome pitches from journalists, professionals working in fields related to history and historic preservation, and academic researchers (including graduate students).

Book Series

Everything for the Garden

A visual delight for garden aficionados, with colorful illustrations from Historic New England's collection. Purchase here.

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  • Everything for the Garden

    A visual delight for garden aficionados, with colorful illustrations from Historic New England's collection. Purchase here.

  • Keepsakes and Treasures

    Discover the stories behind Historic New England's collection of jewelry made and worn in the region.

  • From Guiding Lights to Beacons for Business

    This colorful history book examines the many ways Maine lighthouses have been perceived in our culture.

  • The Camera's Coast

    Photographs, postcards, and advertisements from Historic New England's collection paint a rich portrait of coastal activity.

  • America's Kitchens

    Find out what it was like to live and work in kitchens that had none of the conveniences we now take for granted.

  • Cherished Possessions

    Poignant stories of both famous and forgotten players in New England's story.

  • Drawing Toward Home

    Illustrates changes in taste and technology and presents drawings of homes as works of art.

  • Beauport

    The tantalizing personal statement of interior designer Henry Davis Sleeper.

  • Wallpaper in New England

    Selections from our historic wallpaper collection.

More to Explore

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Visit the Library and Archives in Boston.

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See the winners of the Historic New England Book Prize.

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