What’s in a Name? Virtual Program


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

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Spotlight Tour: Cabot House Parlor


The John Cabot House is a Georgian style mansion built in 1781 during the Revolutionary War; it was the first brick mansion built in Beverly. The wealth of the Cabot family is reflected in the architecture of the house, the beautifully carved paneling, and decorations such as the Dutch tiles surrounding the fireplace in the […]

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Spotlight Tour: Cabot House Parlor


The John Cabot House is a Georgian style mansion built in 1781 during the Revolutionary War; it was the first brick mansion built in Beverly. The wealth of the Cabot family is reflected in the architecture of the house, the beautifully carved paneling, and decorations such as the Dutch tiles surrounding the fireplace in the […]

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Spotlight Tour: Cabot House Parlor


The John Cabot House is a Georgian style mansion built in 1781 during the Revolutionary War; it was the first brick mansion built in Beverly. The wealth of the Cabot family is reflected in the architecture of the house, the beautifully carved paneling, and decorations such as the Dutch tiles surrounding the fireplace in the […]

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Spotlight Tour: Cabot House Parlor


The John Cabot House is a Georgian style mansion built in 1781 during the Revolutionary War; it was the first brick mansion built in Beverly. The wealth of the Cabot family is reflected in the architecture of the house, the beautifully carved paneling, and decorations such as the Dutch tiles surrounding the fireplace in the […]

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“Story of the Revolution” in Beverly Final Weeks


Once in a lifetime opportunity! In 1898, Henry Cabot Lodge published his book, “The Story of the Revolution” in which he tells the history of the Revolution War. For this rich, scholarly two volume book, Lodge commissioned a handful of artists to create images that would reflect the visual content for specific passages in the […]

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a 1898 color oil painting on canvas by F. C. Yohn of a battle during the Revolutionary War. Soldiers travelled across Horse Shoe Plain, four miles of wading in water, sometimes breast high.

Live Spotlight Tours


Live Spotlight Tours are offered twice weekly while the Cabot House is closed. Please see our Facebook page for details on topics. Previously recorded tours are available on our Youtube page.  Spotlight Tours are free to all; join us here

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Washington Street Virtual Walking Tour


Join us for a virtual stroll down Washington Street where we’ll learn a little about the early days of Beverly, and talk about the lives of several of the occupants of houses found on this street. We’ll also be discussing the various different styles of architecture found along the street. House construction on Washington Street […]

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