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Spotlight Talk: Israel Thorndike Portrait

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

From rags to riches is the life story of Beverly-born Federalist tycoon, Israel Thorndike. Stop by for our spotlight talk on the Israel Thorndike portrait by Bass Otis and find out how Thorndike became a wealthy merchant, delegate to the Massachusetts Ratification Convention, and first president of the Beverly Bank. Free with admission.


Spotlight Tour: Cabot House Parlor

The John Cabot House is a Georgian style mansion built in 1781 during the Revolutionary War; it was the first brick mansion built in Beverly. The wealth of the Cabot family is reflected in the architecture of the house, the beautifully carved paneling, and decorations such as the Dutch tiles surrounding the fireplace in the […]

Privateer Trail Walking Tour

Join Historic Beverly on our next pop-up Privateer Trail walk! It’s going to be a beautiful day for a walk around Fish Flake Hill on Sunday and we would love for you to join us!  Have you ever heard of Washington’s Navy?  We’ll tell you all about how it got its start right here in […]