Ellis Square Virtual Walking Tour


Join us for this virtual walking tour that explores Ellis Square from the comfort of the Cabot House. This tour will focus on Ellis Square and the surrounding area and offer insight into the hidden history of Beverly and introduce you to its key events, major figures, and architectural finds. On this tour we’ll uncover […]

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Curator Talk: The Story of the Revolution


Join Associate Director for Collections, Abby Battis, for a gallery discussion of our newest exhibit “The Story of the Revolution”. You will hear about the behind the scenes work to prepare for the exhibit as well as the local and national context in which the exhibit takes place. $10/free for members

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Opening Reception: The Story of the Revolution


Join us to celebrate the opening of our newest exhibit. In 1898, Henry Cabot Lodge published his book, “The Story of the Revolution” in which he tells the history of the Revolutionary War. For this two volume book, Lodge commissioned a handful of artists to create images illustrating visual content for specific passages in the […]

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Cummings Ctr. Walking Tour-Part I


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 […]

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Spotlight Tour: Moses Brown Orderly Book


Moses Brown was a successful Beverly merchant and captain in the Revolutionary War who engaged in several business ventures here in Beverly. Find out more as we explore him in this spotlight talk! Spotlights are focused talks, 15 minutes long and free with admission. Available remotely through Zoom; watch from anywhere here.

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Holidays at Hale


Join us as we share the story of Hale House through 3 centuries of holiday history. From the days of Reverend John Hale and the time without Christmas to the Bancroft family’s Victorian Christmas, the house is rich with history. The decorations will evoke the time periods of the house; holiday tours will be offered […]

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Spotlight Tour: Trask Teapot


A testament to Yankee ingenuity and resourcefulness, Beverly’s own Israel Trask gained national attention for his development of brittaniaware.  Stop by to learn about Trask and his unique craftsmanship methods.  Spotlights are 15 minutes long and free with admission. Available remotely through Zoom; watch from anywhere here.

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Spotlight Tour: Moses Brown Orderly Book


Moses Brown was a successful Beverly merchant and captain in the Revolutionary War who engaged in several business ventures here in Beverly. Find out more as we explore him in this spotlight talk! Spotlights are focused talks, 15 minutes long and free with admission. Available remotely through Zoom; watch from anywhere here.

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Holiday House Tour


Historic Beverly will host its 6th Holiday Home Tour on Saturday, December 14th. Featuring 5 unique properties spanning three centuries, all are decorated in their holiday finery. This is a fun opportunity to get inside some of those properties you’ve always wanted to see!  Homes are all near downtown Beverly and may be toured in […]

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