Ipswich Town Historian

Ipswich Historical Commission vice-chairman Gordon Harris and secretary Laura Gresh receiving a service award for historic preservation.

Gordon Harris is the Ipswich MA town historian and produces the site HistoricIpswich.org. With 40 years experience working on older houses and a degree in sociology, he helps clients research the  year of construction, the stories of their historic houses and the people who lived in them.

Gordon leads walking tours of historic Ipswich, and gives slide show presentations for organizations. Contact gordonharris2@gmail.com. Please leave your name and email address.

Awards:

Some houses Gordon has researched:

The following are resources for determining the history of homes in the North Shore area of Massachusetts:

Property records

History

Architectural books and guides

Genealogical resources