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Spring/Summer Newsletter

We had planned to send out our Spring/Summer Newsletter a couple weeks ago but due to the shutdown of non essential businesses regarding COVID-19, we have decided to upload the Newsletter here, instead of mailing it out to our membership. … Continue reading

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CANCELLED: Revolutionary War Event: Spring Tactical at the Nurse Homestead

The Danvers Alarm List Company and His Majesty’s 10th Regiment of foot are working  together to host a “Spring tactical at the Rebecca Nurse Homestead” on May 16th. This day long event will have three tactical demonstrations put on by reenacting organizations from … Continue reading

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Giving Tuesday!

This #GivingTuesday we are raising money for Danvers Alarm List Company Inc the owners and operators of the Rebecca Nurse Homestead. Your contribution will make an impact, whether you donate $5 or $500. Every little bit helps. And on GivingTuesday … Continue reading

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End of Season

Just a reminder for our visitors, our last days that we will be open this season will be November 23rd & 24th from 10:00am-3:00pm We would like to extend a big THANK YOU to the many people who helped support … Continue reading

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Closed October 18th

Due to lack of electricity, and some damage from the recent storm we will be closed tomorrow while we try to clean up downed trees and branches that have fallen all around the property. We apologize for any inconvenience and … Continue reading

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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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