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Beverly Cove Virtual Walking Tour

This new virtual walking tour will explore an extensive area of Beverly’s Cove neighborhood originally called Cove Village. The tour will explore the transformation of the land from agrarian village to a bustling neighborhood with the addition of the trolley line. Business history will also be explored including the ever popular Woodberry Tavern and the […]

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Beverly’s Enslaved and Freed

Have you ever wondered about some of the first African-Americans in Beverly? In this program we will tell stories of some African-Americans and other people of color through objects and documents in Historic Beverly’s collection, including ship cargo logs, wills, bills of sale, newspapers, and many other documents, including some associated with anti-slavery organizations. We […]

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Finding Our Way in Abbott Street Cemetery

Audrey Aristeo spent a year constructing an accurate, up-to-date inventory and new wayfinding map of the Abbott Street Cemetery through field research, online investigation and research within the Historic Beverly files and vital records of Massachusetts. Learn about the burial ground, its inhabitants, and how the landscape has changed over time, and explore the map […]

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Lothrop St Virtual 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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Centerville Virtual Walking Tour

In a small 3+ square mile area of the city lies a powerhouse of a little neighborhood with over 400 houses built prior to the 1930s. Centerville packs a punch of history! This brand new virtual walking tour of the Centerville neighborhood area will focus on hundreds of years of history spanning the neighborhood’s transformation […]

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Annual Meeting

Cabot House 117 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA

The Annual Meeting of Members of the Beverly Historical Society will be held at 7 p.m. at John Cabot House, 117 Cabot Street, Beverly, Massachusetts to act on minutes of the previous meeting, the treasurer’s report, electing officers and trustees,  and transacting any other business properly coming before the meeting. After the meeting please stay […]

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Conant Street Virtual Walking Tour

Conant Street is rich in history with the Conant Street Burial Ground, the North Meeting House and dozens of homes of the Batchelder, Dodge, Conant, and Woodberry families all in the mix. This virtual walking tour will take you back over 300 years to explore an area of the city that has deep roots in […]

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Beverly Farms Walking Tour

Beverly Farms is a small village in the north east corner of Beverly 4 ½ miles away from the center of Beverly. The Farms was known for its long green fields and deep woods; the land was used for farming for over 200 years because of its fertile soil. The most common crops produced from […]

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Conant St. Burying Ground Walking Tour

Tucked-away in North Beverly is the Conant Street Burial Ground which is the final resting place of at least 40 Beverly residents. This burial ground has some of the earliest burials of the North Parish area including that of Eleanor Dodge dating to 1715. Also located in this cemetery is the resting place of Reverend […]

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Fox’d and Fuddled: The History of Colonial Drinking!

Hale Farm 39 Hale Street, Beverly, MA

Colonial New Englanders were prolific imbibers, drinking roughly three times as much alcohol as modern Americans. Drinking was not only a means of physical and emotional survival but also the driving force behind the growing popularity of taverns that played a vital role in colonial political and social life. Join us at Historic Beverly’s 1694 […]

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