Historical Commision


The Ipswich Historical Commission meets in the Mary P. Conley Room (bottom floor) at Ipswich Town Hall, 7:30 pm on the second Monday evening of each month. When the second Monday falls on a holiday, the meeting will be the next Monday. The public is welcome. Email the Commission at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


The members of the Historical Commission are:


    Gordon Harris, Chair                      

                        Laura Gresh, Secretary 

                        Alvin Boynton                          

                        Jeffrey Anderson 

                        John Fiske

                        Stephen Miles

                        Bryan Townsend

                        Ruth Strachan, Alternate

                        Casey Wright, Alternate



The Ipswich Historical Commission has information on historic houses, the Mary P. Conley award, historic publications, and and much more on their website here: http://www.historicipswich.org/


For information on the proposed Architectural Preservation District (APD):



Other links of interest:

First Period Homes of Ipswich Walking Tour brochure: [PDF] First Period Home brochure

Interactive map of historic houses - Special Thanks to Gordon Harris







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