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Patriot’s Day Procession

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  Commemorating PATRIOT’S DAY, April 19, 1775 The Danvers Alarm List mustered at 9am on the Training Field Monday, April 20, 2020. A  procession of automobiles from Operation Troop Support and the Historical Society traveled through Danvers neighborhoods to honor our Revolutionary War Heroes at several cemeteries, where the Alarm…

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Discover Danvers Roundtable

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Facebook LIVE event Artifacts come to life through the eyes of volunteer researchers from Salem State University with audience participation in a moderated discussion. Participants will be able to carefully handle and closely view several objects from the Society’s collections. Discover Danvers Roundtable is a collaboration of expert and novice…

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Meet the Trustee

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“Be passionate about what you love,” she emphasized. “You won’t get rich, but there are other rewards.” Danvers woman’s love of historical objects drives her career By Community Advocate Staff -March 30, 2020 By Brett Peruzzi, Contributing Writer Danvers – Joan Whitlow’s interest in people and their cultures inspired her…

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Offices Closed – Events Postponed

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Due to the Governor of the Commonwealth’s instruction, our staff and trustees have decided that our offices and gift shop will be closed until further notice. All March events are postponed. Visit our website for updates. We want to protect our staff, trustees, members, volunteers, and visitors. We feel the…

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We Ride Upon Sticks

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Meet the Author, Quan Barry. 7pm Acclaimed novelist Quan Barry delivers a tour de female force in this delightful novel. Set in the coastal town of Danvers, Massachusetts, where the accusations began that led to the 1692 witch trials, We Ride Upon Sticks follows the 1989 Danvers High School Falcons…

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President’s Letter to the Membership January 29, 2020

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Excerpt:  “Following these presentations, several members approached the podium and spoke passionately about the motion before the Society. I was personally very pleased to see so many of our members eloquently advocating for their respective positions, and I was moved by the shared respect for a civil and participatory process.”…

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Membership Votes to Sell the Gen. Israel Putnam House

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“After years of discussion and evaluation, I am pleased that the Membership of the Danvers Historical Society has come together to do what is best for the Putnam House and for the long-term sustainability of the Society itself,” noted DHS President Thomas M. Page. read the entire Press Release_Membership Votes…

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Three new Trustees

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Three new Trustees were voted onto the Board at the Annual Meeting of the Membership, September 27, 2019: Joan Whitlow, Louis George, and Daniel Bennett Three new Trustees 2019

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