An Evening of Music and Comedy

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Saturday, September 21st, 7:30 – 9pm AIR CONDITIONED Tapley Memorial Hall 13 Page Street, Danvers MA Danvers native, Matt Farley of Motern Media, has made a name for himself in the music world by releasing 20,000 songs, and performing on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon.  This show includes his…

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Lunchtime History Films

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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 Presented by Heritage Films, Dan Tremblay, Member of DHS, Info 9787772711. Schedule: 1/21 Boston’s North End Neighborhood 2/18 History of Maine and Logging…

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Lunchtime History Films

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Friday, 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 Presented by Heritage Films, Dan Tremblay, Member of DHS, Info 9787772711. Schedule: 1/31 Danvers State Hospital History 2/28 Service Dogs and how they…

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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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Just Youngsters

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A group of us liked to go out to the park behind the high school to smoke during the lunch time. There were some old sheds there and that was where we would go, and the smoke would billow up. We always had to have a lookout, since Connie Dunn (Holten High Principal) would frequently come by and catch us in the act.

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