Historic House Sign Program
Chatham homes or commercial buildings built 100 years ago (or more) are eligible for an Historic House Sign.
These unique historic house signs identify the first owner of
the building (“Anthony Thacher”), the original purpose of the building
(“Homestead,” “House,” “Stable,” Store,”etc.), and the date.
Chatham Preservation Awards
Launched in 2004, the Chatham Preservation Awards program aims to honor noteworthy efforts
by local property owners and others to preserve and maintain historic residences and other
important historic resources.
Chatham’s Historical Commission is charged with
protecting and preserving Chatham’s historic character.
Historic Business District
Chatham’s Historic Business District encompasses the Main St. downtown business area.
The Historic Business District Commission (HBDC) is a town body charged with
protecting and preserving the character of Chatham’s historic business district.