State commission approves nominating Southborough Center to National Register of Historic Places

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A proposal is seeking to add part of Southborough to the National Register of Historic Places.
A proposal is seeking to add part of Southborough to the National Register of Historic Places.
(Photo/Jesse Kuecwicz)

SOUTHBOROUGH – The nomination of the Southborough Center Historic District to be placed on the National Register of Historic Places is moving forward, according to a recent statement from Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin.

The Massachusetts Historical Commission recently approved the district for nomination to the register. 

Galvin said that the commission is dedicated to preserving historical, architectural, archaeological and cultural resources in the state.

“The listing in the center of Southborough in the National Register documents for posterity the significance of the civic, institutional and educational center of the town,” Galvin said.

The press release said the district is an example of a New England town center that originated as a crossroads. It has reflected the community’s growth over time, the statement continued.

Southborough’s nomination will now be submitted to the National Park Service for final consideration.

 

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