Historic Stone Bridge in Keene

Heritage Commission

The Keene Heritage Commission is an advisory and review commission of the City of Keene which is responsible for inventorying, promoting and actively seeking protection and preservation of Keene's resources that are valued for their historic, cultural, aesthetic, archeological and community significance.


Further Information

Heritage Commission Brochure

Keene Urban Barn & Carriage House Report September 2021

Keene Urban Barn & Carriage House Presentation September 21, 2021 / Video Recording of Presentation

Resource and Links

Minutes are posted after they have been adopted by the public body.  If you do not see the set of minutes you need on the website, please contact the City Clerk’s Office.

Staff Liaison

Will Schoefmann: 603-352-5440


Meetings are generally held the 2nd Wednesday of every other month at 4:00 PM in the 2nd Floor Conference Room at City Hall.

View the City Calendar to confirm the date and time of the next meeting.

2021 Meeting Schedule




  • Active Members

      First Name Last Name Type Term Expires
    1 Susan DeGidio Regular 12/31/2015
    2 Cauley Powell Regular 12/31/2024
    3 Rose Carey Regular 12/31/2019
    4 Marilyn Huston Regular 12/31/2022
    5 Gladys Johnsen Regular 12/31/2023
    6 Brian Lee Regular 12/31/2023
    7 Position Vacant Regular 12/31/2021
    8 Louise Zerba Alternate 12/31/2021
    9 Position Vacant Alternate  
    10 Position Vacant Alternate  
    11 Position Vacant Alternate  
    12 Position Vacant Alternate  
      Last Updated: 01/06/2022    
  • Heritage Commission Responsibilities

    The Heritage Commission will:
    1) Conduct research, publish findings and promote the establishment of historic districts within the City of Keene.
    2) Assist the Keene Planning Board in the development and creation of those sections of the master plan, standards and regulations that address cultural and historic resources.
    3) Consult with and coordinate activities with other boards and commissions as well as local service and nonprofit groups to achieve common preservation goals.
    4) Publicize to property owners and to the general public the need for and the benefits of protecting and preserving Keene's cultural and historic resources.

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