Historical Commission


The Bourne Historical Commission was established for the preservation, protection and development of the historical and archeological assets of the town.The Commission conducts town wide historical surveys, hearings under the Demolition Delay By-law of all properties 75 years and older, and hearings of applications relating to history under the Community Preservation Act. In addition to the above, the Commission has published books about some of Bourne’s Villages and works with several historical groups in town in support of other projects.

The Commission meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month and on 4th Tuesdays as necessary at 10:00 a.m. at the Bourne Historical Center, Keene Street, Bourne. The Commission may be contacted by mail at P.O. Box 3131, Bourne, MA  02532.


The Commission has 7 Members as well as 4 Associate Members all appointed by the Selectmen. The public is welcome to attend any of the Commission meetings.

Commission Members

Name Title
Jean Campbell Member (2024)
Neil F. Langille Member (2025)
Mary P. Reid Member (2024)
Judith A. Riordan Member (2025)
Deborah M. Burgess Member (2023)
Blanche Cody Member (2024)
Carl Georgeson Member (2025)
Judith House Associate Member (2023)
Rich Kantor Associate Member (2023)
Toni Dering Associate Member (2023)
Karl Spilhaus Associate Member (2023)