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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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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Privateer Trail Walking Tour


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 downtown Beverly to visit the homes and businesses of some of Beverly’s most famous privateers and experience beautiful waterfront views at the same time!  Rain or shine; in case […]

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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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Cummings Center Walking Tour


Join us for a walk through of the Cummings Center and step back in time as we offer up a history of the United Shoe Machine Company. The history of shoe making in the area, the founding of the United Shoe Machinery Company, the building of “the Shoe”, and the profound effects of the USMC […]

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Old Planters Walking Tour


Walking tours offer insight into the hidden history of Beverly and introduce you to its key events and major figures. Join us as we 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 […]

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