Historical Commission meeting -- CANCELLED

Monday, September 11, 2017, 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm
Town Hall
A meeting of the Historical Commission

Meeting of Historical Commission


  • Edie Field, Honorary.
  • Ann Tweedy. 2024.
  • Eva Gibavic. 2024.
  • Susan Mareneck, Chair. 2024.
  • Carole Desanti, Member. (October, 2024)
  • Anne Schuyler. 2025.
  • Sara Robinson. 2025.
  • Susan Lynton. 2025.

Posted Meeting Agenda -- CANCELLED

  1. Meeting Preliminaries

    • Open Meeting / Take Attendance

    • No minutes to approve.

  2. 1. Update - Digital Archives Project & Cemeteries (SM, SL & EF)

    • Digital Archives Project - - Baptist Church archives (brief update).

    • Cemeteries - Cemetery Preservation Campaign/ Research/ Conservation (brief update)

  3. 2. History related/ Cultural Event possibilities – (SR, EF, SM)

    • "Education in Leverett" - Oral History - "Education in Leverett- Village Schools to Consolidation" Oral History Project (brief update) . Invitation letters almost ready to go.

  4. 3. Strategic Planning for Historical Assets Survey (AS, SL, SM)

    • Chris Skelly meeting - Local Historical Commissions and Benefits of Preservation Planning

    • Historical Assets Survey - Historical Assets Survey - Draft questions. Focus of the meeting to complete this survey before October 1st town newsletter deadline so link can be posted. - List of historical assets. - Edit questions - Goal of survey: to engage Leverett residents in making historical assets a benefit to community; establish priorities; create a long range plan (3-5yr) - Strategies for engaging citizens in taking the survey: day @ Library? NL Coop? Door-to-door? Online? at Town Hall?

  5. LHC

    • CPA Monitoring - CPA Monitoring - scheduling fall visits (October mtg.?)

    • Policies - Membership responsibilities? attendance?

  6. 5. LHS

    • Brief update of activities - Brief update of activities - Family Museum: Summer schedule. Fall? - School House Museum? - Meetings planned?

  7. New Business

    • Next meeting - Next meeting - (2nd Monday = Columbus Day holiday) Meeting 10/16

  8. Meeting Wrap-up

The listing of matters is those reasonably anticipated by the Chair which may be discussed at the meeting. Not all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.