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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.) Guided tours of the Nurse family home will … 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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Twilight Tours 2021

These special guided tours will be the ONLY guided tours available this October with a maximum capacity of 25 people per tour. The tour length will be roughly 60-75 minutes. The tour begins at sunset with a short (300 yard) … Continue reading

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EVENT CANCELLED: Trails & Sails: Digging for History!

DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED, WE ARE SO SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS CAUSES, WE HOPE TO DO THIS EVENT AGAIN IN 2022. Come get your hands dirty with us as you become an archaeologist for … Continue reading

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