Spotlight Talk: Israel Thorndike Portrait


From rags to riches is the life story of Beverly-born Federalist tycoon, Israel Thorndike. Stop by for our spotlight talk on the Israel Thorndike portrait by Bass Otis and find out how Thorndike became a wealthy merchant, delegate to the Massachusetts Ratification Convention, and first president of the Beverly Bank. Free with admission.

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Spotlight Talk: Chickering Piano


Have you ever wondered about the impressive piano in our front parlor? Stop by to learn more about its history and the role it played in 18th and 19th century social life. Free with admission

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Spotlight Talk: Israel Thorndike Portrait


From rags to riches is the life story of Beverly-born Federalist tycoon, Israel Thorndike. Stop by for our spotlight talk on the Israel Thorndike portrait by Bass Otis and find out how Thorndike became a wealthy merchant, delegate to the Massachusetts Ratification Convention, and first president of the Beverly Bank. Free with admission.

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Spotlight Talk: Chickering Piano


Have you ever wondered about the impressive piano in our front parlor? Stop by to learn more about its history and the role it played in 18th and 19th century social life. Free with admission

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Ellis Square Walking Tour


Join us for this walking tour of Ellis Square and the surrounding area which will offer insight into the hidden history of Beverly and introduce you to its key events, major figures, and architectural finds. Rain or shine; in case of severe weather, check with us that day. Meet in Ellis Square.  $10/free for members

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Spotlight Talk: Israel Thorndike Portrait


From rags to riches is the life story of Beverly-born Federalist tycoon, Israel Thorndike. Stop by for our spotlight talk on the Israel Thorndike portrait by Bass Otis and find out how Thorndike became a wealthy merchant, delegate to the Massachusetts Ratification Convention, and first president of the Beverly Bank. Free with admission.

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