Thu. Jun 8th, 2023

HINGHAM — Residents want to see the Old Ship Church’s parish home house ordered by the town, torn down for a park, transformed into a neighborhood centre or turned into an assisted dwelling facility, Atlantic Development President DJ MacKinnon said through a wander by way of of the home Tuesday. 

About 15 Hingham residents, which includes neighbors to the Aged Ship Church gathered within the Primary Road property to further talk about possibilities for the historical property’s development. 

The Previous Ship Church agreed to provide the parish Residence in December of 2020. The developing, built in 1867, requires many speedy and long-time period repairs, church leaders mentioned at the time. 

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In the course of a Zoom meeting previously this thirty day period, residents voiced their viewpoints about the long run of the home and Tuesday had the prospect to walk around the land and setting up with MacKinnon, who is also a Hingham resident.

“We are just making an attempt to make guaranteed folks are acquainted with the house,” MacKinnon explained. “We’re in that stage where we are finding out it, but we are also wanting for concepts that people have for re-use.”

MacKinnon took inhabitants around the Previous Ship Church, pointing out the assets strains, which are at the moment marked by posts. He also showed aerial pictures of the houses at 107 and 90 Major St., where the a parish residence will be designed along with the church.