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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First Friday: Behind the Scenes of “Set at Liberty”


Our monthly lunch talk will highlight our online exhibit Set at Liberty which examines the history of enslaved people in Beverly. The exhibit features several stories of enslaved individuals who lived in Beverly as well as the growth of abolitionism. A rare behind-the-scenes opportunity to see some of the documents that pertain to these individuals […]

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Cummings Center Walking Tour II


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 […]

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Spotlight Tour: Nathan Hale Fire Bucket


Have you ever been curious as to how a fire bucket was used? While now’s your chance! Come explore how they were used and how fire societies developed into their modern day descendants. Spotlights are 15 minutes long, free with admission. Available remotely through Zoom; watch from anywhere here.

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Spotlight Tour: Polly Rantoul Sampler


Needlework isn’t all about threading and mending. Come and explore what samplers are and    how they were an integral part of schoolgirls’ educations.  Spotlights are 15 minutes long and free with admission. Available remotely through Zoom; watch from anywhere here.

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Spotlight Tour: Nathan Hale Fire Bucket


Have you ever been curious as to how a fire bucket was used? While now’s your chance! Come explore how they were used and how fire societies developed into their modern day descendants. Spotlights are 15 minutes long, free with admission. Available remotely through Zoom; watch from anywhere here.

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Spotlight Tour: Polly Rantoul Sampler


Needlework isn’t all about threading and mending. Come and explore what samplers are and    how they were an integral part of schoolgirls’ educations.  Spotlights are 15 minutes long and free with admission. Available remotely through Zoom; watch from anywhere here.

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Spotlight Tour: Nathan Hale Fire Bucket


Have you ever been curious as to how a fire bucket was used? While now’s your chance! Come explore how they were used and how fire societies developed into their modern day descendants. Spotlights are 15 minutes long, free with admission. Available remotely through Zoom; watch from anywhere here.

Learn More