Upcoming Events


August 5, 2021

Sunset Cruise of Beverly Harbor

Join us for this special Homecoming event,  a relaxing sunset cruise of Beverly’s coast aboard THE FINBACK. Enjoy views of...

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August 7, 2021

Porch Sessions: Ben Rudnick & Friends

KIDS AT THE CABOT MEETS THE PORCH SESSIONS AT HALE FARM WITH BEN RUDNICK & FRIENDS! Ben Rudnick & Friends...

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August 14, 2021

The Porch Sessions: Jon Butcher

Jon Butcher will be joined by special guest Allen Estes. Grammy-nominated guitarist Jon Butcher is one of a select handful...

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Historic Beverly’s mission is to share Beverly’s history with everyone through our collections which encompass 3 houses, 5 centuries and 1000s of stories.

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Please contribute to our mission by becoming a member of Historic Beverly; your support is appreciated.

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Our Houses


Balch House

Through luck and foresight, the Balch House has survived while the hundreds of homes from the same era have fallen to progress or decay.

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Cabot House

The John Cabot House is a Georgian style mansion built in 1781 during the Revolutionary War, and the home to an important ship owner.

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Hale Farm

John Hale was born in Charlestown, MA in 1636 and came to Beverly to preach when it was still known as the “Bass River Side” of Salem. The property mirrors the evolution of the community of Beverly.

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Current Exhibits


Emerging from Salem's Shadow

After the tumultuous years of the second half of the 17th century, filled as they were with political upheaval, Indian wars, and culminating in the witchcraft crises of 1692, the new century must have seemed to local residents like entering a calm port.

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The Story of the Revolution

Drawn entirely from the Historic Beverly collection, “The Story of the Revolution” in Beverly brings together the first edition of Lodge’s book and two dozen of the original paintings that were commissioned for the publication. On view through September 4, 2021.

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Online Exhibit

Set at Liberty

Stories of Beverly’s black population can be found at Historic Beverly. These are stories of citizens, black and white, battling against the unjust system of slavery; of enslaved men fighting for freedom for our nation, though not free themselves; of a woman using the law to emancipate her family; and of the racism that affected the lives of Beverly’s black population, long after they were freed from bondage.

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Ways to Give


Donate

History grows with time and preservation needs increase as well. Please help us continue these important programs with a gift to the Fund for Beverly History. Your support will make a significant difference.

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Adopt an Artifact

This program provides an opportunity to our generous supporters – individuals, families, organizations and businesses –to support important and necessary conservation work through tax-deductible donations.

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Planned Giving

There are a number of giving options that allow donors to fulfill their philanthropic goals while contributing to the richness of Historic Beverly’s collections and its financial stability.

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