Historical Commission

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The Historical Commission, established by the Massachusetts General Court and a vote by the town, is responsible for ensuring that historical preservation concerns will be considered in community planning.

The Southwick Historical Commission is a five-member board is charged to inventory, preserve, protect, and develop the historical and archeological assets of the town. The Commission also conducts research of individuals and places of historical value. The Commission in carrying out its role can print and distribute those books, maps, charts, plans and pamphlets that it deems necessary in its work. The Commission may acquire in the name of the town by gift, purchase, grant, bequest, lease or otherwise, property of significant historic value and manage the same.

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