Historical Commission

Regular Meetings


The Commission meets the second Tuesday of the month at 7:00 PM at Town Hall.

Meetings are open to the public.

Agendas & Minutes


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

  • Liz Childress
    Term Expires 8/31/22
    Appointed by Select Board
  • Karen Coleman
    Term Expires 8/31/22
    Appointed by Select Board
  • Tom deAlmeida
    Term Expires 8/31/23
    Appointed by Select Board
  • Kelly Flannery
    Term Expires 8/31/21
    Appointed by Select Board
  • Jim Neilsen                                             Term Expires 8/31/23                    Appointed by Select Board

  • Jenny Paratore
    Term Expires 8/31/23
    Appointed by Select Board
  • Joanna Sorensen
    Term Expires 8/31/21
    Appointed by Select Board
  • Jim Hanna, Associate Member
    Term Expires 8/31/21
    Appointed by Select Board
  • Dana Wright, Assoc. Member Term Expires 8/31/21                                        Appointed by Select Board
About the Commission
The Ashland Historical Commission encourages residents to appreciate Ashland's fascinating history, protect its inventory of Colonial, Greek Revival Victorian, Craftsman, and Neo-colonial style architecture, and visit its historical landscapes such as Devil's Den, Pout Rock, the Witch's Cave and The Revolutionary War Cemetery.

The Commission offers historical walks and other learning-based opportunities for residents to experience Ashland's history in a fun, personal way.