Parade of Trees – planning session

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Thank you to Coffee Time Bake Shop of Salem, Atlantic Semiconductor of Peabody and A.L. Prime Energy for being our first Parade of Trees 2022 sponsors! Visit the PofT Elf Committee to learn more about this annual community event. Bring your questions and ideas to Tapley Memorial Hall Thursday, June 16,…

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Beer Garden at Glen Magna Farms

Beer Garden

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2022 Summer Beer Gardens – a family friendly event. $10 per person admission and a cash bar: I.D. REQUIRED 5:30 – 8:30pm. Tuesday, August 16 Tickets available on eventbrite Rain or Shine Glen Magna Farms, 29 Ingersoll Street. Enter from Centre Street. Available for purchase: Local brews: True North, Far…

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The Buzz – Dahlias

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History through a horticultural lens What does a dahlia mean to you? By Matthew Martin The gardens of Glen Magna Farms have officially transitioned to summer. An early June ritual of planting dahlias takes place each year in the Chamberlain Garden. This ritual has always been done with the utmost…

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Anne L. Page Scholarship

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The Anne L. Page Scholarship will be awarded June 9, 2022, during Awards Night at Danvers High School. This scholarship is funded by the Danvers Historical Society members, and administered annually by the Danvers High School. This scholarship honors Anne L. Page, who opened the first kindergarten in Essex County…

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Anne L. Page Celebration

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Join us at The Page House to honor Anne L. Page Thursday, May 26th, 5:30pm. Parking is available at the corner of Elm and Page Streets, and on Cherry Street. Page Street will be closed to traffic. Reservations encouraged: ALP Celebration We will celebrate Anne’s life (1828-1913) by unveiling a…

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Results of Ellie’s Challenge Matching Fund Drive

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Danvers Historical Society Announces Successful Results of Ellie’s Challenge Matching Fund Drive Danvers, MA— The Danvers Historical Society announced the results of a three-month fundraising campaign for capital projects through Ellie’s Challenge. At a reception for donors today, Society President David McKenna announced that just over $47,500 in new donations were…

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Rep. Kerans cheering on Ellie’s Challenge!

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Noting the importance of  this matching opportunity, McKenna said, “There is still time to contribute to Ellie’s Challenge. These aren’t just old buildings. They are the biggest part of our collection, and their upkeep needs financial support. We are looking to our members, friends, and business partners to donate and…

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Anne L. Page Scholarship

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The Anne L. Page Scholarship is funded by the Danvers Historical Society members, and administered annually by the Danvers High School. 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 opened a school for…

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Deliverance: The Story of Dill

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Now on our YouTube channel Our monthly Speaker Series welcomes Sheila Cooke-Kayser Ms. Cooke-Kayser continues her research on the remarkable women of the Page House in Danvers Square. In the 1890s, Anne L. Page wrote an article about a former enslaved person, Dill,  whom she knew personally. Ms. Page’s grandfather,…

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