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John Cabot House and Visitor Center 117 Cabot St. Beverly, MA 01915
After the tumultuous years of the second half of the 17th century, filled as they were with political upheaval, Indian wars, and culminating in the witchcraft crises of 1692, the new century must have seemed to local residents like entering a calm port. Although religion remained an important aspect of Read more about Beverly Historical Society: Emerging from Salem's Shadow
Linda Myers will open the evening portraying Abigail Adams. She will present a dramatization of the letters of Abigail Adams and her historical connection to Mercy Otis Warren. The 2017 Mercy Otis Warren Woman of the Year Award will then be presented to this year's winner. Refreshments and desserts will be served at the conclusion of the presentation. Tales of Cape Cod Members $5 Non Members $10 Doors will open at 6:30PM
Free Event, No Registration Required. Brown Bag Event.
Lyle Nyberg, Scituate Historical Society
One hundred years ago, upper class Boston-area residents spent summers in Rivermoor on Third Cliff in Scituate. They included dentists, lawyers, executives, suffragists, and the first American to provide prefabricated houses. They and their families came for the area’s ocean views, beaches, and cooling breezes on the wraparound porches of Colonial Revival houses built by George Welch. Welch turned what had been farmland since Native American times into a Read more about MHS Lecture: Rivermoor: A Summer Colony in Scituate, Lyle Nyberg, Scituate Historical Society
The History and Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society Tour is a 90-minute docent-led walk through our public rooms. The tour is free, open to the public, with no need for reservations. If you would like to bring a larger party (8 or more), please contact Curator of Art Anne Bentley at 617-646-0508 or firstname.lastname@example.org.