The Historical Commission's powers and duties are primarily to preserve, protect, and develop the historical and archeological assets of the town. The Commission shall conduct researches for places of historic and archeological value, shall cooperate with the state archeologist, and shall seek to coordinate the activities of unofficial bodies organized for similar purposes. The Commission works very closely with the Massachusetts Historical Commission.
The Ludlow Historical Commission books on Ludlow's history are available for sale in the Town Clerk's office at Ludlow Town Hall and include: A History of Ludlow, Massachusetts 1774-1974; Images of America: Ludlow; Remembering World War II; and Color the ABC's of Ludlow.
Members John Moll, Chairperson Agnes "Betty" Kibbe Allison DeLong Karen E. Pilon Angela Tierney James (Chip) Harrington