Funded by a Community Preservation Act grant, the Design Guidelines for the preservation of historic properties are available for all Fall River residents.
The Preservation Society of Fall River presents “The Mill In Time: A Lecture on Technology, Industry and Architecture in Fall River Mill Design” by Architectural Historian John Tschirch.
The Dr. Isaac Fiske House is the first Fall River Underground Railroad Site added to the Network to Freedom.
Students researchers gave a public presentation on what they found on the Fiske House and its connection to the Underground Railroad.
Category: Events, News
Tags: Community Partnership Center, Dr. Charlotte Carrington-Farmer, Events, Fall River Public Library, Featured, Fiske House, Network to Freedom, News, Presentation, Preservation Society of Fall River, Roger Williams University, Underground Railroad
A portrait of the famed abolitionist by local artist Sheila Leshinsky Oliveira was donated for the future Underground Railroad Museum.
Tags: Abolitionist, Donation, Elizabeth Buffum Chace, Featured, Fiske House, Museum, News, Preservation Society of Fall River, Sheila Leshinsky Oliveira, Underground Railroad, Underground Railroad Museum
Acknowledging Fall River as a historic community and preserving its value.
Category: Letters to the Editor, Position Statements
Tags: Fall River, Fall River Historic District, Fall River List of Significant Structures, Featured, Historic District, Local 40C Historic District, Local Historic District, National Register of Historic Places, Position Statements, Preservation Society of Fall River
The Zoning Board of Appeals unanimously voted against the project proposed for the historic mill district.
The c. 1865 William Valentine Carriage House on Purchase Street is located in the Lower Highlands Historic District.
The 14-story building proposed for Weaver Street threatens to overshadow Fall River.
Category: Letters to the Editor, News
Tags: Border City Mill, Fall River, Historic Skyline, Letter of Opposition, Master Plan, News, Preservation Society of Fall River, Waterfront, Waterfront Urban Renewal Plan, Weaver Street
The Preservation Society recognized the Oliveira family for outstanding efforts preserving the Grouard House.
Category: News, Uncategorized
Tags: 670 High Street, Carole Fiola, Fall River Historic District, Grouard House, John Grouard House, Local 40C Historic District, Local Historic District, National Preservation Month, News, Paul Coogan, Preservation Award, Preservation Society of Fall River