Historical Commission

Preserving History

Established under state law, the Spencer Historical Commission seeks to identify and promote the town’s historical resources. The commission consists of seven unpaid members appointed for three-year terms by the Board of Selectmen. All meetings are always open to the public, and everyone is welcome to attend.

Our Goals

  • Preserving Spencer’s historic places;
  • Planning for and implementing programs for the identification, evaluation, and protection of Spencer’s historic resources;
  • Working with municipal agency to insure the historic preservation are considered in planning for future development of Spencer;
  • Working with local groups whose interests involve history or historic preservation.

Contact Us

The commission has no paid staff nor phone, and all the work of the commission is done by the members or by volunteers. Correspondence to the Commission may be sent by mail or email.

Commissioners

NameTitleTerm Expires
Jean M. Desmarais

Co-Chair

2021

Ted Lochner

Member

2020

Mary Baker-Wood

Chair

2019

Kimberly A. Kates

Member

2020

Anne M. Snow

Member

2019