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Emergency funds may help shore up Derby Summer House

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By Ethan Forman, Satff Writer, Salem News Jul 10, 2016 DANVERS — Danvers Historical Society officials and two North Shore lawmakers met with representatives of Secretary of State William Galvin’s office in Boston this week to find a way to save the once squirrel-infested Derby Summer House. The nonprofit is…

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Derby Summer House gets $50K emergency grant

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By Ethan Forman, Staff Writer, Salem News Aug 23, 2016 DANVERS — The 222-year-old Derby Summer House, damaged by water after squirrels chewed on its timbers last year, will get a new lease on life, thanks to a $50,000 emergency state grant. Secretary of State William Galvin handed over the…

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Tour This Historic Country Garden in Massachusetts

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A family legacy that endures for generations can inspire and inform us in the present, especially when that legacy invites the wider public to enjoy and learn from it. Legacies may involve long-lived industries or political influence. For Ellen Peabody Endicott, born into an affluent Massachusetts family in 1833, her…

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