Lunchtime History Films – to be confirmed

By February 8, 2022 Events

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 appreciated. Bring your lunch!
Danvers Historical Society: 978-777-1666 or E-mail to

Face Masks are encouraged.

A casual discussion and 20-30 minute film. Presented by Heritage Films, Dan Tremblay, volunteer and member of DHS.

Film Topics subject to change:

Jan 4, Gloucester Fishermen Perils, what the old days of Gloucester Fishing was like, it’s history and hardships

Jan 11, Boston’s North End, a look at the history of the Italian Neighborhood in the Hub

Jan 18, Norman Rockwell, Illustrator, reviewing his contributions and work in Americana Art

Jan 25, UFO’s in Massachusetts, do they exist, and what is the evidence.

Feb 1, The Allagash, a look at Maine’s famed wilderness and river, its affect on it’s people.

Feb 8, Archeology at Balch House circa 1635, and Wreck of the Schooner New Hampshire circa 1800 off Manchester, Ma

Feb 15, History of Vaudeville, an old entertainment art captured and used by former performers of old including Bob Hope and Jack Benny.

Feb 22, Old Time Radio Days, history of growing up entertained by radio before TV arrived.

Mar 1, Early Salem Life, a look at Pioneer Village constructed in the 30s to represent this area’s early life and styles.

Mar 8, Old Autos Built in Essex County, looks back at the many styles of cars built here before Detroit became famous at auto-building.

Mar 15, Old Revere Beach Days, we go back to see how people enjoyed this beautiful, unique entertainment park.

Mar 22, Mysterious Hammond Castle, story of the builder, his inventions and fascinating home in Gloucester.

Mar 29, Story of Howard Blackburn, Gloucester Sailor, and Story of the Gloucester Sea Serpent, two often told tales of Cape Ann.