Save Our Heritage

Protecting the Birthplace of the American Revolution,

the cradle of the Environmental Movement,

and the Home of the American Literary Renaissance

Selected history of news items from Save Our Heritage

Feb 14, 2023: SOH provides formal response to Private Jet expansion project.

Feb 1, 2023: Communities environmental plans negated by Hanscom expansion

April 10, 2019: Town adopts protections for Concord Center

March 10, 2019: Formula Business Bylaw proposed to protect Concord Center

Sept 26, 2018: Hanscom Field Proposes Air Facility Expansion

Nov 17, 2018: Massport CEO Retires

March 2, 2017: SOH requests changes to Concord Museum intersection plans

Nov 24, 2014: SOH seeks support to help protect communities

Oct 10, 2012: Celebration of transfer of Barrett's Farm to Park

Nov 1, 2014: Residents contest Jet environmental ruling

July 1, 2014: Dept of Environmental protection reviews Jet plan

March 1, 2014: Details of Jet expansion plan are provided

Nov 16, 2013: New expansion plans at Hanscom cause concern

Dec 4, 2011: Protests of tax loopholes for private luxury aircraft

April 10, 2011: New aviation service at Hanscom met with protest

March 10,2011: New Federal initiative proposed to protect historic area

Aug 17, 2010: Communities appeal FAA decision on Hanscom Expansion

July 31, 2010: Congressional visit for Barrett Farm Celebration

Jan 10, 2010: Historic hangar threatened with demolition

Aug 10, 2009: Congressional delegation appeals to FAA

April 8,2009: Patriots day weekend event celebrates federal legislation on Barrett's Farm

April 4,2009: Barrett's Farm Legislation signed by President Obama

Dec 19, 2007: Senators support Barrett's Farm Legislation

Apr 28, 2007: Barrett's farm receives community preservation grant

Dec 24, 2006: Save Our Heritage receives Save America's Treasures grant to help restore Barrett's Farm

Nov 30, 2007 Town adds historic hangar to Demolition Delay ByLaw

Dec 7, 2006: Historic Hanscom hangar is potential Site for Massachusetts Technology Museum

Kennedy works to preserve Barrett's Farm in Concord

Sept 20 2005: Congress takes first action in effort to protect Barrett's Farm

Oct 15 2005: Citizen opposition critical as Massport presses for increased development at Hanscom Field

August 23 2005: SOH moves forward with acquisition of Barrett's Farm

July 14 2005: SOH speaks out on latest Hanscom Field threat to historic areas

May 1, 2004: SOH initiates campaign to save Barrett's Farm

July 12 2003: History channel highlights threat to our heritage

May 29, 2003: Area designated "One of the 11 most endangered historic sites in America" 

Feb 24 2003: Scenic America declares area a "Last Chance Landscape" 

Feb 1 2003: Renowned Historians and Environmentalists speak out 

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