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Revolutionary War Tactical at the Rebecca Nurse Homestead

Join the Danvers Alarm List Company as they host a one day 18th century living history event at the Nurse Homestead on November 5th from 9:15am-3pm. Reenactors will be dressed in late 1770’s period clothing, and demonstrating everyday activities as … Continue reading

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Fall Reminders

As enter the busy fall season we please ask potential visitors, and locals to keep a few things in mind… For the safety of you as a visitor, and and the safeguard of our historic property, we do not allow … Continue reading

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Digging for History Trails & Sails Event Cancelled

We are sorry to inform you that the Trails & Sails: Digging for History Event is cancelled for this weekend. The Eugene Winter Chapter of Mass Archaeological Society WILL still be doing their Atlatl event CLICK HERE to learn more … Continue reading

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Updated Schedule for the rest of the season

July 1st through August 27th: Wednesday-Saturday 10:00am-3:00pm  September 3rd through 25th: Saturdays & Sundays ONLY 10:00am-3:00pm October 1st through 30th: Tuesdays 10:00am-1:00pm and Saturdays & Sundays 10:00am-3:00pm (Check back here for updated schedule.) November 5th through 13th: Saturdays & Sundays ONLY … Continue reading

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August 24th & 25th

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IMPORTANT ANNOUCEMENT

Our replica Meetinghouse will be closed to visitors for the rest of the season. It has been rented for a private project. We plan to use the revenue from this rental to accomplish much needed repairs and refurbishment on the … Continue reading

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Summer Hours

Starting in July our summer hours will be 10-3 Wednesday through Saturday only. We will also be co-hosting some historic Walking Tours with Essex Heritage called Origins of the Salem Witch Trials which will run select Saturdays through September.

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Annual Gala Day: 1920’s Vintage Lawn Party & Open House

GALA DAY IS BACK! Join us for our annual summer fundraiser “Gala Day”! The very first “Gala Day & Garden Party Bazaar” was held at the Rebecca Nurse Homestead in 1912 right after becoming a Museum, and they continued to … Continue reading

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2022 OPEN HOURS

We are excited to announce that we will be open for the season starting May 7th. For May & June we will be open Saturdays ONLY from 10am-3pm. For other visitor information CLICK HERE

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CLOSED FOR THE SEASON

We would like to extend a big THANK YOU to the many people who helped support the Nurse Homestead in so many ways over the course of this year! As we prepare the property for the upcoming winter weather we … Continue reading

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