Historical Commission

The Historical Commission acts for the preservation, promotion, and development of the historical assets of the Town of Weymouth.

The responsibilities of the Historical Commission include:

  • Research places of historic and archeological value in the community.
  • Make recommendations that places be certified as historical or archeological landmarks.
  • Cooperate with state archeologists in conducting research or other surveys deemed necessary for certification.
  • Maintain a list of all known "historically significant buildings" in the community, as defined by the Town Demolition Delay Ordinance.
  • Coordinate the activities of unofficial bodies or community groups organized for similar purposes.
  • Advertise, prepare, print, and distribute books, maps, charts, plans, and pamphlets deemed necessary for its work.

The Historical Commission is composed of seven members of the community appointed by the Mayor.

Staff Contacts

Board Members

Name Title
James Clarke Chair
Cathy Torrey Vice Chair
Jennifer Weiss Donovan Secretary
Mark Schneider Member
Mike Murphy Member
Open Seat Member