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UPCOMING EVENTS

September 21st, 22nd, 28th, & 29th—Revolutionary Theatre Company presents Macbeth Paranoia. Power. Witchcraft. The Rebecca Nurse Homestead is proud to partner with The Revolutionary Theatre Company to present Shakespeare’s classic tragedy Macbeth on the Meeting House Stage. Believed to have been written sometime between … Continue reading

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August 29th

Due to a family medical emergency, we will not be open for tours today, August 29th. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for understanding.

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July 20th Weather Advisory

Museum will be closed Saturday July 20   The National weather service has announced an excessive heat warning through Sunday July 21st. Where the Nurse Homestead buildings are period correct to the 1600’s and have no Air Conditioning, we have decided … Continue reading

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Into the Countryside: Preparations for War

A Revolutionary War Reenactment weekend at the Rebecca Nurse Homestead! The time is sometime in the summer of 1774 to early 1775. The Port of Boston has been closed in retribution for the Boston Tea Party. The countryside is rising up … Continue reading

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8th Annual “Gala Day”

1919 Lawn Party and Open House: 8th Annual “Gala Day”           Visit us this summer as we host the 8th annual”Gala Day”. The very first “Gala Day & Garden Party Bazaar” was held at The Nurse … Continue reading

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END OF SEASON

We would like to thank the many people who helped support the Nurse Homestead in so many ways over the course of this year, and as the winter nears and we begin to shutdown our buildings and prepare the property for … Continue reading

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Historic Holidays 2018

Join us for our annual Historic Holidays event  November 24th from 10-3  Take a break from Christmas shopping and visit us for a good old-fashioned holiday celebration with reenactors from many different time periods, and wool spinning demonstrations. Have a … Continue reading

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Trails & Sails Weekend

This year in conjunction with Essex Heritage’s Trails & Sails: Two Weekends of walks, talks, water & more! We are hosting two FREE events!! Digging for History— Come get dirty with us, as you become an archaeologist for the day! … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Theater Company

Revolutionary Theater Company Presents I Want to Be a Musketeer! The Danvers Alarm List Company & Rebecca Nurse Homestead are thrilled to host The Revolutionary Theater Company for their second summer production with us, after performing Short Stories & Tall Tales here … Continue reading

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Museum Hours

We would like to thank the many people planning to visit us throughout the summer and fall and would ask that you please take special note of our museum hours listed below. For the safety of our visitors and to … Continue reading

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