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First Friday: Behind the Scenes of “Set at Liberty”

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

Our monthly lunch talk will highlight our online exhibit Set at Liberty which examines the history of enslaved people in Beverly. The exhibit features several stories of enslaved individuals who lived in Beverly as well as the growth of abolitionism. A rare behind-the-scenes opportunity to see some of the documents that pertain to these individuals […]


Spotlight Tour: “Set at Liberty”

It has been a year since launching our first online exhibit, “Set at Liberty: Stories of the Enslaved in a New England Town” and it is still receiving rave reviews. Tune into this Spotlight Talk to learn about how the exhibit was created, the history found in the objects, and the stories that needed to […]

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, whether mentioned in ship cargo logs, wills, bills of sale, newspapers, and many other documents, including some associated with anti-slavery […]

Free – $10.00