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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’ […]

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Spotlight: Victorian Holiday Cards

Catch a glimpse of the holidays through the eyes of some Beverly Victorians! Holiday cards have been around for centuries, and this selection of cards from the 1880s puts the gorgeous colors and vivid imagery of Victorian-era cards on display. Learn about the history of holiday cards and admire some of the memories that Beverly […]

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’ […]

Colonial Craft: Quilling

Hale Farm 39 Hale Street, Beverly, MA

Quilling, also known as paper filigree, is the art of rolling, shaping and gluing together strips of paper to create beautiful designs.  It can be used to create jewelry, greeting cards, and masterpieces of art.  The only limits are your own creativity! Come learn about the history of paper quilling and watch some of the […]

$15.00 – $20.00
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Spotlight: Victorian Holiday Cards

Catch a glimpse of the holidays through the eyes of some Beverly Victorians! Holiday cards have been around for centuries, and this selection of cards from the 1880s puts the gorgeous colors and vivid imagery of Victorian-era cards on display. Learn about the history of holiday cards and admire some of the memories that Beverly […]