Historical Commission


  • 6:30 pm
  • 3rd Wednesday of every month
  • Town Hall Break Room


  • Michael Dressler

    Term Expires: 2024

  • Open Seat
    Term Expires: 2026

  • Carol Bragg
    Term Expires: 2026

  • Peter Matonis                                                                                                                                         Term Expires: 2025

  • Open Seat, Member

  • Open Seat, Member

Mission Statement

The mission of the Town of Seekonk Historical Commission is the preservation and protection of the tangible evidence of the architectural, aesthetic, cultural, economic, political and social history of Seekonk.

General Information

The law requires a historical commission to conduct research on places of historical or architectural value, to cooperate with the State Archaeologist in conducting surveys and reporting on sites, to coordinate with other preservation organizations, and to keep accurate records of its actions.

View the Historic Houses in Seekonk, Massachusetts video.


  • Appointed By:    Selectmen
  • Members:    Seven
  • Term:     Three Years             
  • Legal Basis:    MGL Chapter 40 Section 8D
  • Purpose: The law enables a local commission to prepare and distribute publications, make recommendations to the selectmen, enter into contracts, and essentially develop an effective local program for preservation that is based on the needs and desires of our community.