Concord Historical Commission

DPLM Hours

Mission Statement

The Historical Commission was created by an Act of the 1973 Town Meeting to "identify and safeguard for posterity the unique physical attributes of the town, as exemplified by the various sites, buildings, and other edifices of historic, literary, architectural, or archaeological significance to Concord."

Commission Charge

Historical Commission Charge

Agendas, Minutes & Meeting Recordings

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Meeting recordings can be found on Minuteman Media Network's YouTube page here:

Meeting Schedule

Date Time Location
Jan 12, 2023 7:00 pm 141 Keyes Road (hybrid)
Feb 9, 2023 7:00 pm Virtual
Mar 23, 2023 7:00 pm Virtual
Apr 13, 2023 7:00 pm Virtual
May 11, 2023 7:00 pm Virtual
Jun 8, 2023 7:00 pm Virtual
Jul 13, 2023 7:00 pm Virtual
Aug 10, 2023 7:00 pm Virtual
Sept 14, 2023 7:00 pm TBD
Oct 12, 2023 7:00 pm TBD
Nov 9, 2023 7:00 pm TBD
Dec 14, 2023 7:00 pm TBD
Commission Meetings are generally held on the 2nd Thursday of every month (unless otherwise noted).

Historical Commission Members

Members Term Expires
Alan Bogosian, Chair May 31, 2025
Melissa Saalfield May 31, 2026
Michael Capizzi May 31, 2025
Ryan Hanley May 31, 2025
Nancy Fresella-Lee May 31, 2026
Nancy Nelson, Associate Member May 31, 2024
Francesca Cataldo, Associate Member May 31, 2024
Henry Dane, Select Board Liaison  

Historical Topics Forum

In addition to the regular meetings of the CHC, the Chair holds informal conversations typically on the second Wednesday of the month at 8am. The next Historical Topics Forum will be: 

Wednesday, August 9, 2023, 8 am

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Plans and Documents

National Standards and Guidelines for Historic Preservation

The Secretary of the Interior provides Standards and Guidelines for the treatment of historic properties and cultural landscapes which guide preservation efforts across the country.

Rehabilitation is frequently the treatment that is considered most appropriate.