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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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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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Throwback Weekend: Gala Day & WW1

Jump back in time with us to the 1910s! This year we are combining two of our annual events into one Throwback Weekend! Visit us on Saturday for our 7th annual Gala Day. In the early 20th century when The … 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!  As we finish out our last day open for the season, and begin to prepare … Continue reading

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Visitation

We would like to thank the many people planning to visit us through the fall and would ask that you take special note of our museum hours. For the safety of our visitors and the safeguard of this historic site, … Continue reading

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Trails & Sails: Digging for History

DIGGING FOR HISTORY! September 16th & 17th: 10:00am-3:00pm 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 … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Theatre Company

The Rebecca Nurse Homestead is proud to present The Revolutionary Theatre Company’s first ever production!! Short Stories & Tall Tales is a bumbling comic adventure through history and literature as we meet famous and infamous heroes and villains. In Davy … Continue reading

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