Upcoming Events:

Lunch Tours at Glen Magna Farms
Wednesdays, 11am
Reservations of 10 people required a week in advance.
Location: Glen Magna Farms   details here
Time: mid day
Reservations Required.   details

Location: Glen Magna Farms

A-HOY!   Sunset-Moonlight Cruise Fundraiser
We have fantastic response to this event. Reservations now being accepted and a MUST! Make payments by check ASAP to Danvers Historical Society, Box 381, Danvers, MA 01923. Bring friends and your favorite munchies to share. Limited capacity, reserve today!

Ocean breezes, sunset, and good friends will make for a lovely evening on the harbors of Beverly, Marblehead and Salem. TC & the Torpedoes will entertain us. We cruise on Hannah Glover, but the Crew of the King Serpent will whip us landlubbers into shape with merriment!

Hannah Glover is able to accommodate wheelchairs with advanced notice. Please call the Page House office: 777-1666

Wednesday, September 10th, 7-9pm. Arrive early!
Boat leaves promptly from 24 Congress Street, Salem.
$25 per person, cash bar, burgers & barkers with all the fixin's available for purchase
Advance reservation required


Historic Properties
Every 2nd Friday, through November 14th, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM          1:00 PM film at Tapley Hall: Colonials and the British
$15 at the door for all four properties.
In partnership with Danvers Alarm List, Daughters of the American Revolution and the Preservation Commission, the Society will have the Page House and Tapley Memorial Hall open every 2nd Friday of each month, 10am-3pm. Learn how you can participate behind the scenes to develop this new program by E-mailing to dhs@danvershistory.org 

Rebecca Nurse Homestead and Judge Samuel Holton House will also be open during these hours. Check back often for developments in the program and properties featured. Learn more.

Location: Tapley Memorial Hall, 13 Page St. Danvers.

Onion Town Variety Show
Every 2nd Friday, July 12th, August 8th, September 12th, October 10th, November 14th, 2014
Time: 7:00 to 9:00 P.M.
September's All Volunteer Professional line-up includes:  Host Dan Henry; Vocalist Lisa Landy; Group "Joy of Sax" saxophones; Giovanni-Comic; David Hines-Guitarist; Crew of the King Serpent with Jack Sparrow; Sing Along

August's Line-Up included: Paul Hardy, Guitar & Harmonica; PACO, 50's Crooner;  Captain David's Crew of the King Serpent Show with dancers and stories;

Where do your talents lie?  Do you vocalize like Kate Smith? or Caruso?  Dance like Astaire and Rogers? Are you an aficionado of the accordion? A former Mouseketeer?  The old time variety show invites you to join in our 2nd year of FUN!!  Bring the whole family to watch you perform! The show will feature regional volunteer talent on stage in the newly refurbished Tapley Memorial Hall. Everyone is welcome for this fun event.  Light refreshments will be available. Dan Tremblay, Volunteer and member of the Society, will be your MC for the evening.  Anyone wishing to perform is asked to contact Dan at dh.tremblay@live.com   Learn more.

Admission at the door will be $5 for non-performers.  Proceeds benefit the ongoing preservation mission of the Society. Reservations appreciated to help with hall set up.  Parking on Page St. or in the Community Lot at the corner of Page and Elm Streets. RSVP to 978.777.1666 or E-mail to dhs@danvershistory.org . 

Location: Tapley Memorial Hall, 13 Page St. Danvers.

Historian on the Set
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Time: 7:00 P.M.
Richard Trask talks about his experience during the filming of the movie Three Sovereigns for Sarah in Danvers in the mid 1980s. Reservations appreciated to help with hall set up.  Parking on Page St. or in the Community Lot at the corner of Page and Elm Streets. RSVP to 978.777.1666 or E-mail to dhs@danvershistory.org . 

Location: Tapley Memorial Hall, 13 Page St. Danvers.


Trails & Sails: Essex Harmony concert
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Time: 3:00 P.M.
The Essex Harmony, Artists-In-Residence of the Society, will perform. This mixed media, acapella concert is directed by Tom Carmody.  More about The Essex Harmony.  More about Trails&Sails.

Donations encouraged. Proceeds benefit the ongoing preservation mission of the Society, including supplies for our Artists-In-Residence. Reservations appreciated to help with hall set up.  Parking on Page St. or in the Community Lot at the corner of Page and Elm Streets. RSVP to 978.777.1666 or E-mail to dhs@danvershistory.org . 

Location: Tapley Memorial Hall, 13 Page St. Danvers.


Visit the 1654 Endecott Burial Ground
September 27, 2014, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Open Doors) Login to save itinerary
Half hour Guided Tour on each hour: 9, 10, 11am

As part of Trails & Sails: Two Weekends Of Walks and Water, Danvers Historical Society hosts a rare chance to visit the walled and gated Endecott Burial Ground and learn the stories of those at rest. Danvers Historical Society's president, Wayne Eisenhauer, will guide you through the Endecott family who played a prominent role in the region. Parking will be near Hollywood Hits. Half hour Guided Tour on each hour: 9, 10, and 11am. Wear sturdy shoes and bug spray. Bottled water available.

Location:
87 Hutchinson Drive, Danvers, MA, 01923
Driving Directions:
From Rt.128, take exit 24 onto Endicott Street towards Rt.35, Danversport/Salem. Hutchinson Drive will be on your left. Please, no parking on Clinton Avenue.


White House Historical Society
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time: 7:00 P.M.
Sharon Taskey presents a talk on the formation of the White House Historical Society in Washington, DC. Reservations appreciated to help with hall set up.  Parking on Page St. or in the Community Lot at the corner of Page and Elm Streets. RSVP to 978.777.1666 or E-mail to dhs@danvershistory.org . 

Location: Tapley Memorial Hall, 13 Page St. Danvers.

Soup Kitchens
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Time: 7:00 P.M.
Brian O'Laughlin presents a talk on the Soup Kitchen and it role in community throughout it's history. Reservations appreciated to help with hall set up.  Please bring canned goods for the People to People Danvers Food Pantry.
Parking on Page St. or in the Community Lot at the corner of Page and Elm Streets. RSVP to 978.777.1666 or E-mail to dhs@danvershistory.org . 

Location: Tapley Memorial Hall, 13 Page St. Danvers.

Parade of Trees    Stand by for details: Dec 1st through Dec. 6th

Holiday at Glen Magna Farms
throughout the weekend of December 5th. 3 days of art, flowers, tea and gifts. Details coming soon.

Holiday Concert: Essex Harmony

Sunday, December 14, 2014
Time: 3:00 P.M.
The Essex Harmony, Artists-In-Residence of the Society, will perform. This mixed media, acapella concert is directed by Tom Carmody.  More about The Essex Harmony.

Donations encouraged. Proceeds benefit the ongoing preservation mission of the Society, including supplies for our Artists-In-Residence. Reservations appreciated to help with hall set up.  Parking on Page St. or in the Community Lot at the corner of Page and Elm Streets. RSVP to 978.777.1666 or E-mail to dhs@danvershistory.org . 

Location: Tapley Memorial Hall, 13 Page St. Danvers.

TBA Programs - check back often for time and place for these presentations:
     Photography Techniques for everyday use
     Native Americans in Danvers
     Underground Railroad


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