Massachusetts Historical Commission
"...the Massachusetts Historical Commission (MHC) was established by the legislature in 1963 to identify, evaluate, and protect important historical and archaeological assets of the Commonwealth.."
National Park Service Technical Preservation Services
"Technical Preservation Services develops historic preservation standards and guidance on preserving and rehabilitating historic buildings, administers the Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Program for rehabilitating historic buildings, and sets the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties.
National Register of Historic Places
"The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the Nation's historic places worthy of preservation. Authorized by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places is part of a national program to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect America's historic and archeological resources."
Historic New England
"Historic New England is the oldest, largest, and most comprehensive regional heritage organization in the nation. It was founded in 1910 to preserve and present the cultural and architectural heritage of New England, from historic properties to humble necessities, from art and artifacts to gardens and furniture."
Lexington Historical Society
"Lexington Historical Society is an energetic group of people interested in Lexington's history and heritage and enthused about presenting it to the public. We give tours of our fascinating historic sites...The Society provides programming year-round for all ages...The Society has extensive collections from throughout three hundred years of Lexington history..."
National Trust for Historic Preservation
"The National Trust for Historic Preservation protects significant places representing our diverse cultural experience by taking direct action and inspiring broad public support."
"Founded in 1985, Preservation Massachusetts is the statewide non-profit organization that actively promotes the preservation of historic buildings and landscapes as a positive force for economic development and the retention of community character."
Scottish Rite Masonic Museum and Library
"...the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum and Library tells the story of Freemasonry and fraternalism in the context of American history. "