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Built in 1781, the John Cabot House tells the stories of 18th century privateers and traders, Beverly's role in the American Revolution, and other important people and events in Beverly history. Decorative objects brought back from Asia by Beverly...more
Small, inexpensive local museum with friendly staff. The building had been used for an early bank and they still have the scales, counter and vault. You get a real sense of what it was like to do banking centuries ago.
Visited museum with 2 relatives and had a wonderful tour by a docent. I've been here previously on my own but missed a lot. The building has had only 4 owners and is now owned by the historical society of Beverly. Lots of revolutionary war...More
The Beverly Historical Society, long an icon of dedicated local historians preserving and sharing memories, opened a delightful art show last evening. Photographer Lincoln Williams and sculptor Larry Brown shared their latest works. These included images from over 40 years of travel that reflects Steichen's...More
I love visiting The Beverly Historical Society Museum on a trip I did there a few years ago from Australia. I happened to be born in Beverly and enjoy all that Beverly has to offer. I do miss living there. Such a charming city and...More
It's full of treasures from early Beverly. Lots of activities to enjoy tours of historic areas. Great presentations of historical figures at special gatherings. There's a train museum in the basement. Great for RR buffs.
This was an interesting experience for me. My family is from this part of Massachusetts originally, but I did not expect to find many traces here--more an overall feel of what this town was like in the past. I was wrong. Turns out that my...More