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Ellis Square Walking Tour

Join us for this walking tour of Ellis Square and the surrounding area which will offer insight into the hidden history of Beverly and introduce you to its key events, major figures, and architectural finds. Limited capacity; advance registration required. Rain or shine, contact us in case of extreme weather. Upon registration, you will receive […]

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Opening Day at Hale and Balch!

Join us as we celebrate opening day as Hale Farm and the Balch House open for our Summer  season with free admission at all three sites. A Park for the Ages: Lynch Park opens at the Cabot House. Colonial crafts and archaeology activity at the Balch House. All ages festival at Hale Farm features family […]

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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Reading Frederick Douglass Together

Hale Farm 39 Hale Street, Beverly, MA

Join us at Hale Farm for a community reading of Frederick Douglass’s powerful speech, “What to the American Slave is the Fourth of July?” as part of the Reading Frederick Douglass Together initiative. A collaborative endeavor between Historic Beverly, the City of Beverly, Beverly Human Rights Committee, Waring School, and other local organizations. Special guest […]

Robert Rantoul’s Beverly

Join us for a fun afternoon walking tour of Robert Rantoul’s Beverly. During this 1.5 mile walking tour we will explore the life, times, and places that were relevant to Rantoul. We will also explore his deep roots in Beverly history. Limited capacity; advance registration required. Rain or shine, contact us in case of extreme […]

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Colonial Craft Workshop: Create Your Own Sampler

Historically, samplers were a common way for young girls to learn needlework skills and demonstrate their achievement and industry in an artistic manner. Samplers were often worked as part of a girl’s common education, stitching alphabets, numerals, geometric shapes, and Bible verses as well as animal, botanical, and historical motifs. Historic Beverly has several outstanding […]

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Cemetery Preservation Walking Tour and Q & A

Rachel Meyer, Owner of Epoch Preservation and a Beverly native, leads this in-person tour of one of Beverly’s oldest cemeteries to discuss proper care and maintenance of burying grounds and the monuments they contain. She’ll discuss best practices, and most importantly what not to do, covering everything from condition assessment, documentation, mapping, cleaning, conservation, and […]

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Old Planters Reunion

Cabot House 117 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA

Save the Date! Looking forward to seeing everyone in person this year, for our biennial gathering of descendants of Beverly's early settlers and eveyone that loves colonial history. Join us for networking, a program on the restoration of the Balch clock, tours of Abbot Street cemetery and Conant Street, and the Balch and Woodbury Family […]

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