- Public Hearing: Historic District CommissionMonday, September 20, 2021 at 7:15 PM Notice is hereby given for a public hearing. The submitted application is for an inground swimming pool with fence on property owned by William Van Zandt, located at 285 Roberts Road, tax lot 17-13. The hearing will be held at the Mascoma Community Health Center on Monday, September…
The Canaan Historic District Commission was established for the following purposes:
To preserve the district in the municipality which reflects elements of its cultural, social, economic, political, and architectural history To conserve property values in the district To foster civic beauty To strengthen the local economy To promote the use of the historic district for the education, pleasure, and welfare of the citizens of the municipality.
Most of the houses in this district date from the Greek Revival and Federal periods. The district runs up and down Canaan Street and is bound roughly on the north by the Old North Church and on the south by the Pinnacle House. The east boundary is Canaan Street Lake and the west boundary is the area 500 feet to the west of Canaan Street.