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2016 Season

We hope everyone is having a pleasant winter! The house is still tucked in for its winter nap, but we are getting geared up and excited for the upcoming season! We have some great events planned for this year including a Revolutionary War encampment weekend, … Continue reading

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Portraits in Silhouette by Marcella Comerford

The Rebecca Nurse Homestead is pleased to announce a special opportunity during Historic Holidays this year. We will be joined by Marcella Comerford, from Portraits in Silhouette. You can get your very own custom silhouette portraits just in time for … Continue reading

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Historic Holidays: November 15th 2015

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Trails and Sails: Digging for History!

September 19th and 20th: 10am-3pm  Come get dirty with us, as you become an archaeologist for the day! The Rebecca Nurse Homestead was at the center of a summer archaeology program, run by the University of Southern Maine and Phillips … Continue reading

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FALL HOURS

Please note the updated changes in our hours for the rest of the season September: Saturday and Sunday 10am-3pm October: Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10am-3pm November: Saturday and Sunday 10am-3pm Also Keep checking back here or on our Facebook for more … Continue reading

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Summer Site Clean Up and Open House August 29th!

August 29: 10:00am-2:00pm Come down to the Rebecca Nurse Homestead for our Summer Site Clean Up. There is lots to do around a 25 acre homestead with a 300 year old house, and we want it to look sharp for … Continue reading

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Way Back Weekends! August 22nd!

Join us to learn about 5000 years of Danvers History. The next installment of the Way Back Weekends series will take us back to pre-historic Danvers. Learn about the signs of pre-colonial presence in Danvers, and take part in an archaeological … Continue reading

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A Visitor’s Guide to 1692

Welcome…to 1692 Download the Visitor’s Guide to 1692 Brochure Made possible by a grant administered by the North of Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau. Funded in part, by the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism.       Sponsored by the … Continue reading

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1692 Combination Tickets Are Back!

      The events surrounding the Salem Witch Trials of 1692 have left a lasting impression on our society today. This combination ticket offers you a chance to time travel to 1692. Purchase a Visit 1692 Combination Ticket at the Salem … Continue reading

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4th Annual “Gala Day” Garden Party Bazaar

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