Concord Historical Commission

Town Offices are Closed

In order to help protect our Town employees and the community, the Town is only operating essential services until further notice and all municipal buildings are closed to the public.  Public Safety, public works, public health services and application filings are not impacted by this limited closure.   If you are looking for information or have a question related to board/committee or department operations, please don’t leave a voice message, but email the Planning Division or visit the Town’s website at  Historical Commission applications will be accepted via a Drop Box outside the front door of the Department of Planning and Land Management building at 141 Keyes Road.  Please note that roll plans are not able to be accepted at this time and should be submitted via a flash drive or USB drive.  Please place drive in an envelope with the address or project clearly noted. Application materials smaller than 10MB may be emailed to .  For information on COVID-19 and the Town’s response, please visit  We encourage you to sign up for News and Notices for emailed information or follow the Town on social media – instructions are on the homepage.

Mission Statement

The Historical Commission was created by an Act of the 1973 Town Meeting to "identify and safeguard for posterity the unique physical attributes of the town, as exemplified by the various sites, buildings, and other edifices of historic, literary, architectural, or archaeological significance to Concord."

Agendas, Minutes & Meeting Recordings

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Meeting recordings can be found on Minuteman Media Network's YouTube page here:

Meeting Schedule

Date Time Location
Nov 12, 2020 7:00 pm Virtual Meeting
Jan 14, 2021 7:00 pm Virtual Meeting
Feb 11, 2021 7:00 pm Virtual Meeting
Mar 11, 2021 7:00 pm Virtual Meeting
Apr 8, 2021 7:00 pm Virtual Meeting
May 27, 2021 7:00 pm Virtual Meeting (rescheduled from May 13th)
Jun 10, 2021 7:00 pm Virtual Meeting
Jul 8, 2021 7:00 pm TBD
Aug 12, 2021 7:00 pm TBD
Sep 9, 2021 7:00 pm TBD
Oct 14, 2021 7:00 pm TBD
Dec 9, 2021 7:00 pm TBD

Historical Commission Members

Members Term Expires
Melissa Saalfield, Chair May 31, 2023
Nancy Nelson May 31, 2023
Robert Gross May 31, 2022
Thomas Beardsley May 31, 2022
Michael Capizzi May 31, 2022
Alan Bogosian, Associate Member October 31, 2021
Rebecca Lemaitre, Associate Member January 1, 2021
Commission Meetings are generally held on the 2nd Thursday of every month (unless otherwise noted).

Plans and Documents