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Historical Commission

The Maynard Historical Commission’s mission is to preserve, protect and develop the historic and archaeological assets of the community; ensure that the goals of historic preservation are considered in the planning and future development of the community.

Learn more about our responsibilities and roles within town government


Commission Meetings

The Commission typically meets third Tuesday of every month starting at 7:00 in the Trustees Room of the Maynard Public Library.  This is not a “regular” schedule so please check the meeting calendar to confirm our next meeting.

Historical Commission Meeting Minutes and Agendas


News and Updates

  • Feb 12, 2014 – The Maynard Historical Commission has issued an RFP for a Historic Properties Survey.   Learn more.
  • Oct 3, 2014 – The Maynard Historical Commission hosted a Regional Workshop on Demolition Delay Bylaws on November 6th in the Maynard Public Library.  Town officials and interested public from Maynard and neighboring towns were encouraged to attend.   Learn more.
  • Mar 26, 2013 – The Maynard Historical Commission is pleased to announce the Historical House Plaque Program for residences in Maynard.   Learn more.
  • Mar 27, 2013 – The Maynard Historical Commission is pleased to announce the availability of the historical “Walk Maynard” tours.  Visit our web page and try out the five walking tours that highlight the history of the town.

MHC Projects


Contacting the Commission

You can send an email to the chair of the Historical Commission at:



Name Title
Jack MacKeen Chair
Lee Caras  Vice-Chair
David Griffin Clerk
Ellen Duggan  *
Ken Neuhauser
Peg Brown Alternate Member
Paul Boothroyd Alternate Member

* Ellen Duggan is the Commission’s representative on the Community Preservation Committee.