Historic House Spotlight: Hale Kitchen


The kitchen has always played an integral role in the home. Join us for this Spotlight Talk to explore the kitchen of Reverend John Hale’s 1694 house. We’ll discuss how various objects in the kitchen were used and how the space has evolved over the centuries. Historic House Spotlights are intimate 15-30 minute discussions about […]

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First Friday: Children and Tenants of Hale Farm


From the 1690’s until the early twentieth century at least three tenant farmers and 33 children are known to have been residents at Beverly’s historic Hale Farm. In this brand new virtual lecture we’ll dive into the lives of some of these individuals and share their stories and connections to Beverly’s history. To access this […]

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Ed Brown Day


Ed Brown has been gone for a year, although we think of him every week. On what would have been opening week at Hale Farm, we’d like to invite you to join us to talk about Ed, in particular his love for Hale Farm. Log on here and tell your Ed story. Free and open […]

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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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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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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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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 Talk: Hearth Cooking


The fireplace and the hearth and cooking have changed a lot over the centuries. Join us as we explore these changes and what they have meant for the evolution of cooking and baking. We may even share a recipe or two! Spotlight talks are 15 minutes focused on 1 subject and are free with admission.

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Ryal Side Pride Day


Join us in celebrating the opening of our Ryal Side exhibit by showing off your Ryal Side Pride! Prizes for the best Ryal Side pride outfit! Suggested donation $5 Gentile Brewery will be there as well. Food and drink will be available for purchase

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