Upcoming Events:

Monthly Speaker Series:  7:00 PM Tapley Hall, FREE and all are welcome. Donations accepted.
Thursday, February 19th, Native Americans in Danvers, speaker David McKenna discusses the climate changes and the effects it had on both the landscape and the people who inhabited the area now known as Danvers after the ice receded. Mr. McKenna will also show samples of the tools they used and how they adapted them to their environment.  Native American artifacts on display.

Mr. McKenna is a Trustee of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society's Robbins Museum and a Danvers Historical Society member. He grew up exploring the Danvers Town Forest.

Monthly Speaker Series:  7:00 PM Tapley Hall, FREE and all are welcome. Donations accepted.
Thursday, March 19th: Underground Railroad, speaker Dana Smith is a long time friend of the Society, history teacher at St. John's Prep for 40 years, and a seasonal park ranger in Boston guiding guests through the 'Black Freedom' Trail tour.  Mr. Smith's presentation will be informative and interesting!


TUESDAY., April 21st: ‘Expert Fun Photos Made Easy’, speaker George Saluto, award-winning photographer, will help you capture memorable family, vacation, & artistic photos with any camera you own. He will show you how to produce photos for family albums plus slideshows for your HDTV, computer, auto-player, & more. Bring your pro-SLR camera, amateur point & shoot camera, or your iPhone & learn how to make photos that wow your friends & yourself.  Reservations required for April 21st, at the home of the speaker: Call 978-777-1666.

Proceeds benefit the ongoing preservation mission of the Society. Reservations for tapley Hall events appreciated to help with 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 . 

Onion Town Variety Show  - 3rd Season !
Every 2nd Friday: January through November      
Time: 7:00 to 9:00 P.M.
February 13th's  Professional line-up included: Host Dan Henry; Alias Keith and Jones Pop Duo; Chris Dowgin, Flutist and Salem Tunnel guide; Giovanni, comic; David Breen & the King Serpent Troupe, and more!

March 13th's Professional line-up includes: Gerry Ryan, Texas Swing Guitar

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 3rd 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.

The Essex Harmony Spring Concert:

Sunday, May 3, 3:00 PM at Tapley Hall.
"Ocean Storms, Season of Love, American Folk Beginnings"

Annual Meeting:
Thursday, May 28th at Glen Magna Farms
  
History, Harmony, Hotdogs:
Monday, June 22nd at Glen Magna Farms

Check Back Often for Updates

Historic Properties - 2nd Season to begin Spring 2015
Every 2nd Friday, through November
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 Holten 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.
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