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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’ […]

Icons, Myths and Legends of Beverly Closing Reception

Cabot House 117 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA

Join us for the closing reception and awarding of prizes for this year's Community Art Show Free and open to all; light refreshments will be served.

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Spotlight: Balch House Hearth

The hearth was an integral part of the home for centuries. In this Spotlight Talk presentation we’ll explore the role of the hearth at the John Balch house and how it developed throughout the years. Get the inside story on objects, events, and our historic houses with Spotlight Tours and Historic House Spotlights. These tours […]

Block by Block: The History of Naming the Streets of Beverly

Baker Avenue, Thorndike Street, Winslow road; they may be familiar travel routes in and around Beverly but do you know where beverly got its streetnames? Join us for the first in a series of lectures connecting street names with the beverly citizen that it was named after. This lecture will cover a lot of history […]

Free – $10.00
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Spotlight: Balch House Hearth

The hearth was an integral part of the home for centuries. In this Spotlight Talk presentation we’ll explore the role of the hearth at the John Balch house and how it developed throughout the years. Get the inside story on objects, events, and our historic houses with Spotlight Tours and Historic House Spotlights. These tours […]

A Lab of One’s Own: One Woman’s Personal Journey Through Sexism in Science

Special Event with Beverly's own Dr. Rita Colwell If you think sexism thrives only on Wall Street or Hollywood, you haven’t visited a lab, a science department, a research foundation, or a biotech firm. Rita Colwell is one of the top scientists in America: the groundbreaking microbiologist who discovered how cholera survives between epidemics and […]

Free – $10.00
Recurring

Spotlight: Balch House Hearth

The hearth was an integral part of the home for centuries. In this Spotlight Talk presentation we’ll explore the role of the hearth at the John Balch house and how it developed throughout the years. Get the inside story on objects, events, and our historic houses with Spotlight Tours and Historic House Spotlights. These tours […]

Tracing the History of Your House

If your house could talk, what stories would it tell you? Have you ever wondered about the history of your house? For example, wondered what year was it built, who owned it before you and what they were like? This lecture is what you need. Our archivist Bekah Connell, along with volunteer Fay Salt, will […]

Free – $10.00
Recurring

Spotlight: Balch House Hearth

The hearth was an integral part of the home for centuries. In this Spotlight Talk presentation we’ll explore the role of the hearth at the John Balch house and how it developed throughout the years. Get the inside story on objects, events, and our historic houses with Spotlight Tours and Historic House Spotlights. These tours […]

Thorndike Street Walking Tour

On this virtual walking tour you’ll find out how a self-made millionaire, a nationally prominent silversmith, a minister of the First Baptist Church, the home of one of the first responders to Abraham Lincoln’s call for soldiers in the Civil War, a carpenter/ ship owner who helped convert a private home into the City Hall […]

Free – $10.00

Indian Meal and Molasses: The Making of New England Cuisine

NEW DATE If you’ve read enough historical fiction (Laura Ingalls Wilder, I’m looking at you), you’ll know how crucial cornmeal and molasses were to early American settlers. But how did New England colonists come to adopt “Indian meal?” And what is molasses – a byproduct of the Caribbean slavery-fueled sugar plantations – doing on New […]

$15.00 – $20.00