History, Harmony & Hot Dogs

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The Historical Society‚Äôs annual picnic TO BE CONFIRMED: 5pm – 8pm, Tuesday, June 22nd Return here often for updates. We look forward to this outdoor opportunity to see family and friends. LIVE Music with Squeezebox Stompers!   Rain date: Tuesday, June 29th What could be more Americana than hot dogs,…

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Lunchtime History Films: “Cape Cod Sharks and Whydah.”

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Contacting our Office Via Phone or Email is STRONGLY SUGGESTED to reserve a seat. Seating is limited due to Covid-19 Precautions. Thank you! 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 dhs@danvershistory.org…

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Annual Plant Sale

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Our Plant Sale will take place for only two days! Saturday and Sunday, May 8th and 9th, from 10am to 2pm in the Glen Magna Farms parking lot 29 Ingersoll St Danvers MA. Dear Plant Sale Patrons and New Guests, Due to the current issues and safety measures regarding Covid-19,…

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Matt Martin Featured on “Native Plant Podcast.”

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  Matthew Martin of the Danvers Historical Society was recently¬† a guest on season six of the ‚ÄúNative Plant Podcast‚ÄĚ.Matthew shares the history of Glen Magna Farms, our place in nature and how he implements strategies of building resiliency into the landscape. Available on iTunes and this link Here. Be…

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Genealogy Panel Discussion

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Join the Danvers Historical Society in participating with Salem Ancestry Days 2021. We will have a casual Q&A discussion at Tapley Memorial Hall and via ZOOM. Please bring your questions and learn tips from our panelists. This event will take place in Tapley Memorial Hall from 3-5, Saturday, May 1st….

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Virtual Speaker Series: Marching to Menotomy

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April 2021 Speaker Series will premiere on April 19 in celebration of Patriot’s Day. Dave McKenna, otherwise known as Ensign Eleazer Goodale will be demonstrating how the militia prepared for battle on the training field. We will learn about the attire, the timing of the volley, the form of how…

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Local Cultural Council Grant Received

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3rd Graders explore typewriter and record player in museum. The Danvers Cultural Council has granted the Danvers Historical Society in funding of the 3rd Grade History Week Program. The Grant amount, is $700. The Danvers Historical Society is a place of preservation, education, and skill-building opportunities. The third graders from…

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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. The scholarship award, in 2021, is $200. 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…

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