Cambridge Celebrates 10th Anniversary of First Same Sex Marriage


10th Anniversary of Same Sex Marriage 49 Years Together

Former City Clerk Margaret Drury and marries the first "Cambridge" Keith Maynard and Chip
McLaughlin on May 17, 2004. They were technically the second couple to be married. 

Mayor David P. Maher cordially invites you to the 10th Anniversary of  the First Same-Sex Marriage in the United States Friday, May 16, 2014, from 5-7:30 p.m., at Cambridge City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave. Join us for hors d’oeurves, refreshments & live music. Official program scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.

Featuring remarks by Mary Bonauto lead counsel in Goodridge v. Dept. of Public Health. Justices of the Peace will be present and can perform marriage and renewal ceremonies.  Interested couples should contact the Mayor’s Office in advance at 617-349-4321 or

The special evening is also presented by The City of Cambridge, Cambridge GLBT Commission and Mass Equality.

Visiting City Hall

Cambridge City Hall

795 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge MA, 02139
Ph: 617-349-4000
TTY: 617-349-4242

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

Louis DePasquale
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager