Category Archives: Bolton Center National Register Historic District

Take the Historic District Survey

Dear Bolton Property Owner, The Local Historical District Study Committee would like your input in establishing a local historic district in the center of Bolton. The Area (see map below) would include the existing National Historic District on Main Street … Continue reading

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Local Historic District Study

At their meeting this Thursday, 3/24, the Board of Selectmen will be asked to support a proposal to establish a study committee to look into the possibility of creating a Local Historic District (LHD) covering the town center of Bolton. … Continue reading

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Street of stories

The old houses and buildings sit snug along the curving road: a 1741 Georgian, a 1750 Colonial, an 1810 Federal, an 1839 Greek Revival. In all, there are nearly 60 historically significant structures along the mile of Main Street between … Continue reading

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Nice ‘addition’ to the neighborhood

In the first five months since the expanded Bolton Public Library has opened, overall attendance has doubled against the same period in 2008 (the last year in the old building), now averaging 186 visitors a day. Circulation is up 39%. … Continue reading

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Life was simpler then

Intersection of Main Street and Wattaquadock Hill Road. Elapsed time between photos, approximately 107 years. The private residence on the left in both photos is the Caleb Wheeler, Jr. house, c. 1815. Wheeler was an influential town leader of the … Continue reading

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The arrow points north…

For perspective, here are two aerial views of the property that Bolton Crossing is proposing to develop into a commercial shopping center. Click the picture to enlarge. The property is located in the heart of the village, dead center in … Continue reading

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