Broadway Walking Tour


If you’ve ever passed by Broadway and wondered about the ornate properties along the street, join us for the Broadway walking tour. We’ll be discussing the history of the properties, the architectural styles, and the people that developed such an impressive street. Very limited capacity, reservations must be made in advance. Meeting place will be […]

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First Friday: Ryal Side 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 the nature and history that the neighborhood […]

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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: Thorndike Street


We’re back with another virtual edition of our popular First Friday series. May is preservation month, so we’re going to be taking a virtual stroll down Thorndike street to see some of the houses and learn the history of some Beverly residents! Along the way we’ll learn about a self-made millionaire, a pewterer, and a […]

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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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National Register District Walking Tour


Join us as we debut a new walking tour that highlights some of the hidden gems of Beverly. All stops featured on this tour are part of the Beverly Center National Register District and your guide will explore the history, features and cultural significance of each stop. All walking tours are rain or shine, in […]

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Walking Tour: Abbott Cemetery


RESCHEDULED due to predicted storm on 10/12 Beverly’s oldest burial ground is rich with history. This walking tour will discuss how the cemetery got its start, the evolution in its landscape, and highlight some of the notable burials found within its grounds. Meet at Abbott Street Cemetery and wear appropriate footwear. $10/free for members

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Privateer Trail Walking Tour


Are you interested in Beverly’s Revolutionary era maritime history? Then this is the tour for you! Join us as we journey through Beverly to visit the homes and businesses of some of Beverly’s most famous privateers! We will also experience some beautiful waterfront views as our guides explain how these sites would have looked and […]

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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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