the Beverly Historical Society
Events
 
  Houses

All events will be held at The John Cabot House at 117 Cabot Street and are $5/free for BHS members unless otherwise indicated. For information, please contact the Beverly Historical Society at (978) 922-1186, or email.



Saturday, May 21 4:00 pm
Central Cemetery Walking Tour

Join curator Darren Brown for a walk through Beverly’s largest cemetery.  Learn about some of the individuals interred there, how society’s views on death affected gravestone art and the landscape, and 19th century mourning practices.  Meet inside the Hale Street entrance. 

Saturday, May 25 7:00 pm
Movie Nights: Beverly Times Past with Ed Josephs

Peter Nuccio joins Ed Josephs to discuss the history of the St. Mary’s Drum and Bugle Corps.  This episode originally aired in August 1993

Tuesday, May 24 5:00 pm
Celebration and Ribbon Cutting

Join us as we celebrate the designation of the John Cabot House as an official visitor center for Essex Heritage and the City of Beverly, as well as the new Beverly Arts District and the Essex Coastal Scenic Byway. Open House to follow.

Saturday, May 25 7:00 pm
Movie Nights: Beverly Times Past with Ed Josephs

Peter Nuccio joins Ed Josephs to discuss the history of the St. Mary’s Drum and Bugle Corps.  This episode originally aired in August 1993

Saturday, June 4, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Spring Open House

It’s opening day for the Balch House and the first Seventeenth Century Saturday of the year!  We’re celebrating with free admission to our three properties.  Come by for special activities, and to explore our exhibits on early Beverly. Note:  Hale House is closed for repairs for most of the 2016 season.

Thursday, June 23, 7:00 pm
Brilliant Beacons:  A History of the American Lighthouse

Eric Jay Dolin talks about his latest book, which Booklist has called, “a marvelously interesting and entertaining narrative.” This is a special program to honor and remember the Society’s friend Philip Karwowski, who was so instrumental in providing public access to the Hospital Point lighthouse.  $20/$10 members Refreshments at 6:30.  Reservations strongly encouraged to info@beverlyhistory.org or 978-922-1186 x0

Saturday, July 9, 11:00 am
Fire! A Bicycle Tour of Stations and Fires

Join Darren Brown and the Beverly Bike Committee for a leisurely ten- mile ride.  Meet at the Cabot House. Free to all

Saturday and Sunday, July 16-17, 4:00 pm
A Comedy of Errors

The Striving Artists Theatre Company returns to Hale Farm for two FREE outdoor performances. 39 Hale Street

September 23 - 25
Old Planters Reunion

Join us for a weekend of networking with descendants of Beverly's early families and colonial history lovers! Details to come in June
Saturday, September 24, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Balch and Woodbury Family Meetings

 

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117 Cabot St.
Beverly, MA 01915

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