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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 […]

Free – $10.00

Colonial Craft Workshop: Create Your Own Sampler

Balch House 448 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA, United States

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 […]

$20.00 – $25.00

United Shoe Walking Tour Part 1

Back by popular demand is our United Shoe Walking Tour Series! Join us for this three-part series as we walk through the Cummings Center and  explore the history of the […]

Free – $10

Broadway Walking Tour

What is Beverly’s Broadway, and who lived there? Headed by Odd Fellows Hall at Cabot Street and sloping down to the Beverly Depot, some of Beverly's prominent citizens built their […]

Free – $10

Mayor Scanlon’s “My Story” Book Party

Chianti 285 Cabot St, Beverly, MA, United States

Historic Beverly announces publication of My Story: Bringing Beverly Back from the Brink, by former Beverly Mayor Bill Scanlon. In his own words, Scanlon relates what happened between his surprising election […]


Conant Street 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 […]

Free – $10

Development of the Italian Community in Beverly Farms

Local historian Nancy Coffey presents a virtual illustrated talk on Beverly Farm's Italian community, from pre-World War I shanty towns to the postwar second migration and the vibrant community that […]

Free – $10

United Shoe Walking Tour Part 2

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 […]

Free – $10.00

Old Planters Reunion

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

Looking forward to seeing everyone in person this year, for our biennial gathering of descendants of Beverly's early settlers and everyone that loves colonial history. Final program and registration form […]

Free – $375.00

Balch Experience Raffle

Grand Prize: A private dinner for 6 at one of the country’s most historic homes The winner will choose a 2023 date for an extraordinary experience at Beverly’s 17th century […]

Boat Tour of Beverly Coast

CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER. All tickets will be refunded As part of the Old Planters Reunion, this relaxing Sunday cruise will show the coastline as a colonial settler might have […]

$40.00 – $50.00

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 […]