Historical Commission

The Gloucester Historical Commission (GHC) was established under M.G.L. Chapter 40, Section 8D; its mission is to preserve and protect Gloucester’s historical assets and develop public awareness and appreciation of Gloucester’s historic resources. GHC is comprised of between three and seven members (all volunteers) who are appointed by the Mayor, each for a 3-year term.


  • Gloucester Historical Commission (GHC) meetings are open to the public and are typically held on the last Monday of each month. Final meeting details will be posted under Public Notices on the City's website. 
  • Currently all meetings are being conducted virtually. Go to Virtual Meetings to find out more. 
  • All virtual meetings are being recorded. Go to Past Remote Public Meetings on the City's website to view. 

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meeting.
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Meeting results are available, following approval.
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First NameLast NameAddressTelephoneTitleTo Expire
RobertWhitmarsh2 Blueberry Lane(978) 283-0498
(978) 985-5706
Co-ChairFebruary 14, 2024
Lillian M.Olmsted10 Eastern Point Boulevard(978) 879-4717Member
February 14, 2024
DavidRhinelander16 Pine Street(978) 281-3798Member
February 14, 2023
SusanMorreale7 Rackcliffe Street #H3(617) 852-2373AlternateFebruary 14, 2025
SandyBarry93 Wheeler Street(978) 500-7854Member
February 14, 2023
JudeSeminara2 Middle Street(978) 515-7019Member
February 14, 2023
RalphPisaturo17 Andrews Street(617) 510-8916Member
February 14, 2024