Historical Commission


  • Marcia Wengen, Co-Chair
    Term expires: 2024
  • Dolly Wilson, Co-Chair
    Term expires: 2026
  • Joan Quigley
    Term expires: 2026
  • Hillary Fotino
    Term expires: 2025
  • Catie Murphy Saraceno
    Term expires: 2026
  • Mindy Pontone
    Term expires: 2024
  • Anthony Chiappini
    Term expires: 2025 
  •  Bruce Baisch Jr.
    Alternate Member: 2023     

Governing Law

The Historical Commission consists of seven members appointed by the Selectmen to three-year terms. The Commission is governed by Massachusetts General Law: Chapter 40 Section 8D.


Preservation Plan

Stoneham is developing a community-wide Preservation Plan.  Stay tuned for your opportunity to weigh in on the best ways to preserve the historical and architectural fabric of our town. 

Open Day at the Burying Ground

The next open day for the 1726 Old Burying Ground (OBG) will be October 28, from 2-4 pm.  The OBG, the last remnant of the original town center, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is located on Pleasant St at the intersection with William St.