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5/31 Historic Preservation Awards Ceremony

Posted by at 11:22 pm on May 19, 2012

A reception, with light refreshments, starts at 6:30 p.m. and is followed by a ceremony to honor 12 Somerville owners for their award winning preservation work on the exterior of their properties. The properties include both historically designated homes and older houses in the City.…


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5/30 Researching the History of Your House and Your Family

Posted by at 11:18 pm on

Find out how the Somerville Library can help you research the histories of your house and family. Mini tour of genealogy resources at the library and beyond, as well as tips for getting started.


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5/27 Memorial Day Parade

Posted by at 11:16 pm on

Join the Historic Somerville contingent! For more information contact admin@historicsomerville.org

Rain or shine…


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5/17: A Milk Row Cemetery Tour 6-7pm

Posted by at 11:11 am on May 17, 2012

The Cemetery is a wonderful oasis in the midst of the hustle and bustle of our “downtown” Union Square, but due to the current fragility of certain areas, it is infrequently open to the public. This will be a good opportunity to learn more about who is buried there, why it is historically significant, and what enhancements have been recently completed, as well as planned if the Massachusetts Historical Commission awards us a new grant in June.


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May is Somerville’s Preservation Month

Posted by at 11:38 pm on May 14, 2008

Somerville’s Historic Preservation Commission presents family-friendly events May 18-31 including walking and bike tours, an awards ceremony, and a retelling of stories from the lives of Paul and Rachel Revere. Check out the schedule below…


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