Hosted by Historic Beverly

February Spotlight Talks

Get the inside story on objects, historical events, and historic houses with these individual Spotlight Tours and Historic House Spotlights. These tours are casual, intimate conversations that take place for a specified 15-minute timeslot throughout the month. Topics change regularly but may include visitor favorites or an object you have not explored yet!

Wednesdays at 12:30: The Enslaved of Hale Farm

With documentation uncovered in our archives we can now tell a different story about John Hale and his descendants, that of the enslaved that lived and worked at the Hale Farm. Primary source documents illustrate the histories of the enslaved on the Hale property.
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Saturdays at 2:00: Set at Liberty

It has been 2 years now we launched our first online exhibit, “Set at Liberty: Stories of the Enslaved in a New England Town” and it is still receiving rave reviews. Tune into this Talk to learn about how the exhibit was created, the history found in the objects, and the stories that needed to be told.
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