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Was Rebecca’s mother a witch?

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Mary Bingham, a member of the Danvers Historical Society and a volunteer at the Rebecca Nurse Homestead, conducted┬áthe necessary research using primary and credible secondary resources to tell the story which sparked this “accusation” against Joanna Towne. The result? A Facebook Live event on January 31st where the attendees will…

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Lunchtime History Films – to be confirmed

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Postponed until further notice due to the pandemic. Stay safe everyone and we will resume the series as soon as possible. Please consider supporting the Series and Tapley Hall by becoming a member here. Every Tuesday, Noon – 1pm Tapley Memorial Hall 13 Page Street, Danvers MA. Free Admission. Donations…

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Deliverance: The Story of Dill

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Wednesday, February 16th, 7pm. This will be an interactive zoom presentation. Please request the link by emailing dhs@danvershistory.org Our monthly Speaker Series welcomes Sheila Cooke-Kayser Ms. Cooke-Kayser continues her research on the remarkable women of the Page House in Danvers Square. In the 1890s, Anne L. Page wrote an article…

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Anne L. Page Scholarship

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The Anne L. Page Scholarship is administered annually by the Danvers Historical Society and funded by its members. This scholarship honors Anne L. Page, who opened the first kindergarten in Essex County at the Jeremiah Page House in Danvers Square. Around 1850 she opened a school for very young children…

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Page House stories

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Wednesday the 23rd, 10am to Noon. Learn about the Jeremiah Page House, and the generations of civic leaders who lived here and formed some of the rich history of Danvers. The house is open for tours, welcoming children and their families during school vacation.

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Drinking Habits of the Puritans in the 1600s

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Historian Giovanni Alabiso will give a presentation on the Puritans and their drinking habits by telling stories from the 1600s and also showing pictures of the locations of various taverns in the Salem Town and Salem Village (Danvers) area. We think of the Puritans who came to Salem in 1620s…

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