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Independence Park Scavenger Hunt

Independence Park Lothrop Street, Beverly, MA, United States

School vacation week is fast approaching, and we’ve got some fun in store for you! Drop-in at Independence Park on the hour  for a scavenger hunt in the park! We will provide the scavenger hunt, clipboards, pencils, and prizes, you bring the smiles and your keen attention to detail and let’s have some fun! Prizes […]

Lynch Park Scavenger Hunt

Lynch Park 55 Ober St, Beverly, MA, United States

NEW for April school vacation week this year! If you loved our Independence Park Scavenger Hunt you'll love this one even more! More space to roam and much more to find! Drop-in on the hour at Lynch Park for a scavenger hunt in the park! We will provide the scavenger hunt, clipboards, pencils, and prizes, […]

Cummings Center Walking Tour Part II

This tour of the Cummings Center and the history of the United Shoe Machinery Company picks up where our first Cummings Center tour left off. A general overview and review of the first tour will be offered as an introduction but then various topics such as immigration, the life of a USMC worker and life […]

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Planters’ Path and Our Impact on Bass River

Come walk the Planters’ Path with Historic Beverly.  Learn about those who walked the path, the impact the colonists and later residents had on their environment and the effects we still see today.  We will walk through the Cummings Center campus mostly along the Shoe ponds and up to Balch Street, coming out at McKeown […]

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Privateer Trail Walking Tour

Are you interested in Beverly’s Revolutionary era maritime history? Then this is the tour for you! Join us as we journey through Beverly to visit the homes and businesses of some of Beverly’s most famous privateers! Experience Beverly’s beautiful waterfront views as our guides explain how these sites would have looked and functioned in the […]

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National Ride a Bike Day: President Taft and the Gold Coast

Join the Beverly Bike Committee for a relaxed-pace bike tour that explores President Taft’s time in Beverly, and the beautiful sights of the Gold Coast. This 60-minute tour covers 7 miles and will feature several historical stops. Recommended for ages 10+. All bikes must be in good condition and ready to ride. Sign-up required/$5 suggested […]

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“You All Look Alike” with Kristin Elliott

Cabot House 117 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA, United States

Born and raised in Beverly, Massachusetts, Kristin Elliott of Morristown, New Jersey, has published a memoir of her childhood in the late 1940s, 50s and early 60s, when the oceanfront town was blue collar and the United Shoe Machinery Company dominated its landscape. In eleven essays, Elliott describes what it was like to be the […]

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Made in Beverly Walking Tour

Have you ever wondered what industries or businesses have been in Beverly?  Would you like to know what happened in Beverly before it became known more as a “bedroom community?” Did you know that car companies once manufactured here? Explore Beverly’s business background starting with the earliest industry (fishing/import-export, etc.) During the ½ mile walk, you’ll […]

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The “Other Rides” of Paul Revere

While Paul Revere is best known for his one midnight ride on the eve of the Revolutionary War, he actually made a number of other rides as a messenger for patriot groups, including trips to Philadelphia, New York, and Hartford. These trips varied in length and in urgency, and also vary in how much information […]

Reading Frederick Douglass Together

Hale Farm 39 Hale Street, Beverly, MA, United States

Nathan Richardson returns as Frederick Douglass this year for our annual Reading Frederick Douglass Together event at Hale Farm. This community reading of Frederick Douglass’s powerful speech, “What to the American Slave is the Fourth of July?” is a program that aims to foster dialogue and reflection on the themes of freedom, equality, and justice. […]

Prospect Hill Walking Tour

Explore the general history of the hill from Nathan Dane to the development of a residential neighborhood in the 1890s, discussing various characters and buildings in-between! This tour will focus on the Nichols Field area of the hill (encompassing Pickett, McKinley, Columbus, Harrison, and Pierce) as well as Prospect Street. 1/2 mile $10; free for […]

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Lothrop Street Walking Tour

Six blocks of Lothrop Street between Central and Ives Streets are lined with 19th and 20th century houses built by Beverly’s prosperous merchants. This residential neighborhood combines ready access to the downtown with an ocean view, and an almost suburban separation from the noise and crowding of working class and industrial neighborhoods on the west […]

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