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About Us

Friends of the Sandwich Town Archives Mission Statement

The purpose of the Friends of the Sandwich Town Archives, also known as FOSTA, is to provide funding support to the Archives for the preservation of the Town’s historical manuscripts and photographs and assist in various ways to extend the Town Archives’ usefulness and accessibility to the community.  The support includes programs, equipment purchases, environmental maintenance and fundraising for the Barbara Luksanen Gill Annual Scholarship.


Town Archivist Deb Rich with FOSTA Board Members Joan Osgood, Secretary and Kaethe Maguire, Chair.

Board Members

The board meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. 

The 2020 board members are:

  • Kaethe Maguire, President

  • Joan Russell Osgood, Secretary

  • Susan Driscoll, Treasurer

  • Kathy Ellis

  • Barbara Bangs MacNeil

  • Deborah Rich, Sandwich Town Archivist

  • Taylor White, Sandwich Town Clerk

  • Ex Officio: Joanne Lamothe, Director, Sandwich Public Library

  • Jean Bondarek

  • John Walker


Standing left-right are Treasurer Susan Driscoll and Board Members, Kathy Ellis  and Barbara MacNeil, and seated is Board Member Judy Hendy, now departed.


FOSTA members Jean Bondarek and John Walker

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We would love to know what you think, and suggestions are always welcome, email

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