Made in Beverly Walking Tour


Join us in a walk along Park and River Streets as we explore some of the locations where Beverly businesses thrived away from the harbor from the 1800s through today.  Some of these businesses were discussed in Part 1, others will be newly introduced on the walk.  Learn about the businesses along and nearby Park […]

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Ryal Side Walking Tour: Country Life with City Privileges


“Just a mile from City Hall . . . an earthly paradise for the business and working man,” “away from the dust of the city, with a lovely view of the ocean and woodland,” “the most beautiful residential section of Beverly . . .” All words used to describe Ryal Side. In this second feature […]

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Architectural Tour of Washington Street-SOLD OUT


House construction on Washington Street occurred with such regularity that, with some exceptions, it is possible to study different architectural styles that became popular in the United States before 1925 by walking down the street. In this half mile walking tour, we’ll learn a little about the early days of Beverly, and the lives of […]

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Lothrop Street Walking Tour


Six blocks of Lothrop Street between Central and Ives Streets are lined with 19th and 20th century houses built by Beverly’s prosperous merchants. This residential neighborhood combines ready access to the downtown with an ocean view, and an almost suburban separation from the noise and crowding of working class and industrial neighborhoods on the west […]

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Rantoul’s Beverly Walking Tour


Join us for a fun afternoon walking tour of Robert Rantoul’s Beverly. During this 1.5 mile walking tour we will explore the life, times, and places that were relevant to Rantoul. We will also explore his deep roots in Beverly history. Very limited capacity, reservations must be made in advance. $10; tickets here Free for […]

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Witches and Bitches: The Badass Women of Beverly Walking Tour


Sweet little old lady?  Think again!  Looks can be deceiving. Beverly’s long history is chock full of women who stole from the clergy, sat on their neighbors in church, cleverly confessed to practicing witchcraft to escape the gallows, and evicted a sitting United States president.  When you think of a witch, what kind of person do […]

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Ryal Side Walking Tour


Join us for a winter walking tour! Have you ever wanted to know more about Ryal Side’s past? What transpired in the verdant area across the Bass River, and who were the people who shaped its development? This is your chance to learn about Ryal Side’s historical background; along the way we’ll take in both […]

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Lothrop Street Walking Tour -SOLD OUT


Six blocks of Lothrop Street between Central and Ives Streets are lined with 19th and 20th century houses built by Beverly’s prosperous merchants. This residential neighborhood combines ready access to the downtown with an ocean view, and an almost suburban separation from the noise and crowding of working class and industrial neighborhoods on the west […]

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Rantoul’s Beverly Walking Tour-SOLD OUT


Robert Rantoul was one of Beverly’s most accomplished, dedicated, and interesting citizens.Rantoul was involved in a variety of social organizations in Beverly and held multiple political positions as well. He served in the town militia and eventually became Captain of the Light Infantry Company of Beverly from 1805 to 1809. He acted as Overseer of […]

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