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On June 18th HBI celebrated the long awaited start of construction at the 1836 Alvah Kittredge House in Roxbury.  A crowd of more than 75 friends and neighbors braved the evening’s rainy weather and enjoyed a barbeque, tours of the Kittredge House and good company...

Inspired by the original Brook Farm community (1841-47) and by the natural beauty of the site, a group of local citizens is working with Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation(DCR) to launch “New Brook Farm,” a community farm growing organic vegetables and fruits on the...

The most elusive story of recent HBI projects is that of the original occupant of the Alvah Kittredge Housein Roxbury’s Highland Park: Alvah Kittredge himself.  We know from Kittredge genealogies that he was born in 1798 in New Hampshire and came from humble beginnings. We...

Tickets are on sale now!Friday, June 144th Annual Governor's Tea & An Abolitionist Meeting Re-enactment4 pm - 6 pm Shirley-Eustis House33 Shirley Street, RoxburyTickets $25 Join us at our 4th Annual Governor's Tea, as we harken back to a time in history when folks, like you, the enlightened citizens of...

More than 65 city leaders were hosted by Mayor Thomas M. Menino for a festive spring reception at the Parkman House on May 7th.  The evening was meant to engage new friends in HBI’s preservation mission and encourage contributions to the Trilogy Fund, the $1...