Wakefield Historical Commission

Wakefield, Massachusetts

The Wakefield Historical Commission is a branch of town government dedicated to the preservation of Wakefield's architectural, archaeological and historical resources. The Commission meets monthly on issues that affect the town's historical preservation.

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Discover Wakefield's Architectural History

Wakefield's History (in brief)

National Register Properties

Wakefield's Significant Sites

Researching the History of your Home

the Demolition Delay Bylaw

the West Ward School

the Soldiers & Sailors Monument

NEW: Search the MACRIS database

MACRIS is the Mass Historical Commission's compilation of local history inventory forms. All of the properties investigated by the Wakefield Historical Commission in the 1980s are on this list. For properties not on this list, email the Commission to see if an inventory form has been done. If you have problems accessing the Wakefield Historical Commission's info on MACRIS, let us know and we will assist you.

Contact the Commission

Other Links:

The Massachusetts Historical Commission

the Wakefield Historical Society

the Soldiers and Sailors (Civil War) Monument
the West Ward School
Cyrus Wakefield
Wakefield Rattan Industry