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Our National Ship: The History and Preservation of USS Constitution- SOLD OUT!

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Our National Ship: The History and Preservation of USS Constitution- SOLD OUT!

This event will be held in the Commandant’s House at the Charlestown Navy Yard, on November 12, 2015 at 6:30 pm. The event is open to the public. Space is limited so you must pre-register Learn about the rich history of USS Constitution and the latest efforts to restore the oldest ship in the U.S. Navy. Launched in 1797, this 218 year old warship was built to fight against Algerian corsairs to protect American Merchant ships. She is most famous for her efforts in the War of 1812, capturing British merchant ships and 5 Royal Navy...

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Bill Lamb, Chair of the CPS Design Review Committee on the topic of 16 Oak Street

Posted by on Sep 28, 2015 in News, Slider | Comments Off

Bill Lamb, Chair of the CPS Design Review Committee on the topic of 16 Oak Street

15 September 2015 Patriot Bridge  To the editor re “Succumbing To The Wrecking Ball” September 10, 2015  It is shocking to see the two pictures of the beautiful 175 year old red house at 16 Oak Street being reduced to a pile of rubble in a matter of hours.  These pictures illustrate the sometimes unfortunate consequences of development pressures in our community, changes that reduce the distinctive architectural variety on each of our streets and eliminate fascinating reminders of the history of our town.  This house could have been...

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Charlestown Working Theater Open House 9/26

Posted by on Sep 22, 2015 in News, Slider | Comments Off

Charlestown Working Theater Open House 9/26

Join Charlestown Working Theater on Saturday, September 26th for a community Open House to kick off their 40th Season!CWT_OpenHouse

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Annual Meeting Update

Posted by on Jul 1, 2015 in News, Slider | Comments Off

Annual Meeting Update

We had a great meeting last Thursday night.  For those of you unable to attend we are providing a copy of the presentation for your review.  Have a good Fourth of July.CPS_Annual Meeting 2015 final

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CPS Annual Meeting

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CPS Annual Meeting

We would like to extend a warm invitation to the 2015 Annual meeting of the Charlestown Preservation Society. The meeting will be held at the Stove Factory in Charlestown at 523 Medford Street on Thursday evening June 25, 2015 at 6:30 pm.  This invitation is being extended to all members as well as non-members who wish to learn more about the Preservation Society. Refreshments will be served. Each year we strive to fulfill our mission of protecting, advocating, educating and guiding responsible development in Charlestown.  This past year...

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NEWS

Posted by on Jun 4, 2015 in News, Slider | Comments Off

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Join us on Tuesday June 9th for a talk- “The Bunker Hill Monument and its Contribution to Charlestown and Boston” presented by Ruth Raphael, Acting Superintendent of the Boston Harbor Islands National Park Service.  Come find out more about The Bunker Hill Monument, erected between 1827-1843 to commemorate the Battle of Bunker Hill.  The presentation will be from 7:00 to 8:30 in the Education Room of the Bunker Hill Museum.  The talk is free and open to the public. Presented by Charlestown Historical Society and the...

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NEWS

Posted by on May 28, 2015 in News, Slider | Comments Off

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Join us while we explore the Navy Yard on Saturday!  The CPS and Friends of the Charlestown Navy Yard will be presenting tours of the Navy Yard at 2:30 and 3:30, and the Chain Forge Building at 2:30.  Please RSVP as space is limited- info@friendscny.org (10$ fee for non-members).  All tours will meet at the benches outside Building 34 convenience store.

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NEWS

Posted by on May 8, 2015 in News, Slider | Comments Off

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May is Preservation Month and there are many fascinating programs being presented all over the city of Boston! Join the Charlestown Preservation Society in celebrating Preservation Month at one of our scheduled events.  We hope to see you at the USS Constitution Museum on May 26th at 7pm for Jack Glassman’s presentation on the history of the Navy Yard- Serving the Fleet Through Ebb and Flow, a Great Shipyard Grows, (rescheduled from May 7th.)   See the full schedule here: Preservation Month...

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ADVOCATE

Posted by on Apr 17, 2015 in News, Slider | Comments Off

ADVOCATE

Charlestown Preservation Society Design Review Committee to meet April 27th. The proposed demolition and replacement of 6 Soley Street has raised serious concerns about maintaining Charlestown’s architectural character. What can be done to help? Rosanne Foley, newly appointed Executive Director of the Boston Landmarks Commission, will present information about Landmark and Conservation Districts to the Design Review Committee and the public on Monday, April 27, at 7:30 PM.  The presentation and discussions following will take place at...

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NEWS

Posted by on Mar 16, 2015 in News, Slider | Comments Off

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The Friends of The Training Field hosted a meeting with the Boston Parks & Recreation Department Margaret Dyson to discuss the renovation of The Training Field in the summer 2015. The training field has been a long term focus of the Charlestown Preservation Society.  CPS received a grant from  Boston Parks and Recreation to work with the Friends of the Training Field and prepare an initial study; and City Council appropriated funds in 2014 for the construction expected in the summer of 2015.  Ms. Dyson shared an overview of the plan and...

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