Spring Open Houses!


Join us as we kick off the summer season with open houses and free admission at all three of our historic properties! Cabot House will be open from 930am-4pm and will feature a one day only look at some of of the military weapons housed in our collection. Balch House will be open from 12pm-4pm […]

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Old Planter’s Path Walking Tour


To celebrate Earth Day, we join Beverly’s Open Space and Recreation Committee to explore the area that was known as the Basse River Side where the five “Old Planters” (Conant, Balch, Trask, Woodberry & Palfrey) received a “Thousand Acre Grant” in 1635. During this walk we will visit sites that have connections to these families and […]

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Privateer Trail Virtual Walking Tour


A virtual twist on the walking tours you know and love! Experience all that our walking tours have to offer from the comfort of the Cabot House. Walking tours offer insight into the hidden history of Beverly and introduce you to its key events and major figures. Join us as we journey through Beverly to […]

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Old Planters Reunion


Join descendants of Beverly’s 17th century families, and others interested in history, for a variety of programs, networking and research opportunities. Learn about your ancestors, enjoy Beverly’s rich heritage, and have some fun! Families represented include: Conant, Dodge, Haskell, Herrick, Larcom, Patch, Standley, Trask and many others. OPR final program 2018 Contact 978-922-1186 x204 or […]

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Spotlight Tour: Hale Hearth


Get the inside story on objects or historical events with these individual Spotlight Tours. These tours are casual 15-minute conversations that take place throughout the month. Topics change regularly but may include visitor favorites or an object you have not explored yet! Free with admission Visit Hale Farm and learn about hearth cooking, a rustic […]

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Spotlight Tour: Hale Hearth


Get the inside story on objects or historical events with these individual Spotlight Tours. These tours are casual 15-minute conversations that take place throughout the month. Topics change regularly but may include visitor favorites or an object you have not explored yet! Free with admission Visit Hale Farm and learn about hearth cooking, a rustic […]

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Spotlight Tour: Hale Hearth


Get the inside story on objects or historical events with these individual Spotlight Tours. These tours are casual 15-minute conversations that take place throughout the month. Topics change regularly but may include visitor favorites or an object you have not explored yet! Free with admission Visit Hale Farm and learn about hearth cooking, a rustic […]

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Spotlight Tour: Hugh Hill


Get the inside story on objects or historical events with these individual Spotlight Tours. These tours are casual, intimate conversations that take place for a specified 15-minute time slot throughout the month. Topics change regularly but may include visitor favorites or an object you have not explored yet!  Free with admission.

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Portrait of Hugh Hill

Spotlight Tour: Samp Mortar at Balch House


Get the inside story on objects or historical events with these individual Spotlight Tours. These tours are casual, intimate conversations that take place for a specified 15-minute time slot throughout the month. Topics change regularly but may include visitor favorites or an object you have not explored yet! All Spotlight Tours  are free with admission.

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