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Spotlight: Chickering Piano

Have you ever wondered about the impressive piano in our front parlor? Explore the history of the piano, which was made by Boston’s Chickering & Son, its connection to Historic Beverly and the role it played in 18th and 19th century social life. Get the inside story on objects, events, and our historic houses with […]

Spooky Tales at Hale 4:00

Hale Farm 39 Hale Street, Beverly, MA

SOLD OUT Escape the hustle and bustle of Salem and join us for a candle-lit evening as we tour the Hale House and hear some spooky stories from Beverly’s past. Space is limited so make sure to purchase your ticket in advance. Recommended for ages 16+ Very limited capacity; register below $10; $7 members

$7.00 – $10.00

Spooky Tales at Hale 6:00 pm

Hale Farm 39 Hale Street, Beverly, MA

Escape the hustle and bustle of Salem and join us for a candle-lit evening as we tour the Hale House and hear some spooky stories from Beverly’s past. Space is limited so make sure to purchase your ticket in advance. Recommended for ages 16+ Very limited capacity; register below $10; $7 members

$7.00 – $10.00

United Shoe Walking Tour Pt 3

Cummings Center Elliott Street, Beverly, MA

Join our through the Cummings Center and  explore the history of the United Shoe Machine Company. We’ll discuss the history of shoe making in the area, the founding of the United Shoe Machinery Company, the building of “the Shoe”, and the profound effects of the USMC and industry in Beverly.This tour picks up where our […]

Free – $10.00

Military Women of Beverly

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Learn about the Beverly women who went into the military from World War II through the Vietnam War. It wasn’t until the 1900s that women could serve as military themselves, and at first, only in wartime. During World War II, thousands of American women joined the military, dozens  from here in Beverly. Most of them […]

Free – $10.00
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Spotlight: Hale Landscape

This Spotlight Talk on the Hale Farm landscape will focus on the acreage of land upon which Hale Farm sits. We will take a look at how the land was used and how it has transformed over its 300+ years, from the modest home of the Reverend John Hale to the summer estate of the […]

Veterans’ Squares and Memorials in Beverly

Did you know that there are more than dozen veteran squares and memorials in the city of Beverly? We’ve seen the signs: Hellard Square, Pasolini Square, and Lantz Square but do you know the history of the soldiers for whom these squares and memorials are named? How about Cooney Field or Dix Park? This Veterans […]

Free – $10.00
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Spotlight: Hale Landscape

This Spotlight Talk on the Hale Farm landscape will focus on the acreage of land upon which Hale Farm sits. We will take a look at how the land was used and how it has transformed over its 300+ years, from the modest home of the Reverend John Hale to the summer estate of the […]

Civil War Walking Tour

Join Historic Beverly on a walk through Central Cemetery to honor those Beverly residents, including at least one woman, whose work contributed to the health and wellness of theUnion Troops. Did you know that one of Beverly’s regiments was one of the first Massachusetts groups to respond to President Lincoln’s call to action after the […]

Free – $10.00

Frederick Law Omsted and His Legacy on the North Shore

Cabot House 117 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA

This year marks the bicentennial of the birth of Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903), social reformer, landscape architect, city planner, and founder of American landscape architecture. In honor of this anniversary, join local landscape historian, Pamela Hartford as she guides us through Olmsted’s work with a specific focus on his time on the North Shore including […]

Free – $10.00
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Spotlight: Hale Landscape

This Spotlight Talk on the Hale Farm landscape will focus on the acreage of land upon which Hale Farm sits. We will take a look at how the land was used and how it has transformed over its 300+ years, from the modest home of the Reverend John Hale to the summer estate of the […]

Holidays at Hale

Hale Farm 39 Hale Street, Beverly, MA

The Holidays are back at Historic Beverly’s Hale Farm! Join us as we share the story of the Rev. John Hale house through three centuries of holiday history. Holiday tours will be offered throughout the day. Special sales on shop items take place weekly. Bring the kids! Every Saturday will feature a different make-and-take kids’ […]