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United Shoe Walking Tour Pt 3

Cummings Center Elliott Street, Beverly, MA

Join our through the Cummings Center and  explore the history of the United Shoe Machine Company. We’ll discuss the history of shoe making in the area, the founding of the United Shoe Machinery Company, the building of “the Shoe”, and the profound effects of the USMC and industry in Beverly.This tour picks up where our […]

Free – $10

Cummings Center Walking Tour Part III

Cummings Center Elliott Street, Beverly, MA

Join us as we continue to explore the Cummings Center! This new tour picks up where we left off and takes us on an even deeper journey through the Cummings Center as we explore its rich history. Meet at Cummings Center building 100 front entrance vestibule. $10/free for members

Cummings Center Walking Tour II

Cummings Center Elliott Street, Beverly, MA

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 of the first tour will be offered as an introduction then various topics such as immigration, the life of a USMC worker and life after […]

Cummings Ctr. Walking Tour-Part I

Cummings Center Elliott Street, Beverly, MA

Back by popular demand! Join us for a walk through of the Cummings Center and step back in time as we offer up a history of the United Shoe Machine Company. The history of shoe making in the area, the founding of the United Shoe Machinery Company, the building of “the Shoe”, and the profound […]

United Shoe Tour at the Cummings Center

Cummings Center Elliott Street, Beverly, MA

Back by popular demand! Join Abby Battis for a walk through the Cummings Center for a history of the United Shoe Machine Corporation.  In 1903 Beverly became the site of the United Shoe Machinery Corporation (USMC), a company that designed and manufactured machines for making shoes. The machines were distributed worldwide. In its heyday the […]