Historical Commission

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    In August, 2020, WHC member Tonya Largy participated in a Troop 1, Cochituate, Eagle Scout project that took place at the Castle Hill Conservation Area trailhead at Alpine Road. Click "More" for details. More »

Mission Statement:

The Historical Commission is responsible for community-wide preservation planning and is the only Town of Wayland authority charged with town-wide preservation responsibilities.  In accomplishing this mission, the Commission:

  • Creates and maintains an inventory of historic assets, including houses, barns, farms, commercial buildings, cemeteries, bridges, monuments and markers, railroad artifacts, and landscapes;
  • Seeks to protect the above-named assets from neglect, deterioration from the elements, and development;
  • Provides educational opportunities to understand the history of the town and the historic context of important assets.