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17th Century Saturdays

June 6, 2015 - October 4, 2015

Whipple House Museum Credit SAPearson

Step back in time…

And explore Essex County’s extraordinary collection of homes, buildings, and artifacts from America’s First Period (1625-1725) of European settlement.  Discover what it was like to live in Essex Country during America’s first century as you navigate these architectural treasures.  Join us for 17th Century Saturdays from June through October 2015 on the first Saturday of the month. (*Please note the July’s 17th Century Saturday will be held on July 11th).


| Amesbury, MA
Macy-Colby House, c. 1654
257 Main Street
978-388-3054
June, July, August, Sept, Oct

2 | Beverly, MA
Balch House, c. 1679
448 Cabot Street
978-922-1186
beverlyhistory.org
June, July, August, Sept, Oct

The Hale Farm, c. 1694
39 Hale Street
978-922-1186
beverlyhistory.org
June, July, August, Sept, Oct

3 | Danvers, MA
Judge Samuel Holton House, c. 1670
171 Holten Street
danversdar.org
July, August, Sept, Oct
Rebecca Nurse House, c. 1678
Owned and operated by the Danvers Alarm List Company
149 Pine Street
978-774-8799
rebeccanurse.org
June, July, August, Sept, Oct
*Open 10-3

4 | Gloucester, MA
Cape Ann Museum
White Ellery House, 1710
245 Washington Street
978-283-0455
capeannmuseum.org
June,  August, Sept, Oct

5 | Haverhill, MA
Buttonwoods Museum

John Ward House, ca. 1710
240 Water Street
978-374-4626
buttonwoods.org
June, July, August, Sept, Oct

Duston-Dustin Garrison House, 1697
665 Hilldale Avenue
978-430-4506
facebook.com/DustonDustinGarrisonHouse
June, July, August, Sept, Oct

John Greenleaf Whittier Birthplace, 1688
305 Whittier Road
978-373-3979
johngreenleafwhittier.com
June, July, August, Sept, Oct
6 | Ipswich, MA
Whipple House, 1677

1 South Village Green
978-356-2811
ipswichmuseum.org
June, July, August, Sept, Oct

7 | Marblehead, MA
17th Century Walking Tour, 1629-1720

Beacon Street at Norman Street
781-631-1762
marbleheadtours.com
Tour from 10am-12pm
June, July, August, Sept, Oct

8 | Newbury, MA
Coffin House, 1678

14 High Road
978-462-2634
historicnewengland.org
June, July, August, Sept, Oct

Dole-Little House, c. 1715
289 High Road
978-462-2634
historicnewengland.org
June, Oct

Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm, c. 1690
5 Little’s Lane
978-462-2634
historicnewengland.org
June, July, August, Sept, Oct

Swett-Ilsley House, c. 1670
4 High Road
978-462-2634
historicnewengland.org
June, July, August, Sept, Oct

9 | Newburyport, MA
Old South Church, 1756
29 Federal Street
978-465-9666
oldsouthnbpt.org
June

10 | North Andover, MA
North Andover Historical Society
Parson Barnard House, 1715
179 Osgood Street
978-686-4035
northandoverhistoricalsociety.org
June, July, August, Sept, Oct

11 | Peabody, MA
Peabody Historical Society
Nathaniel Felton Sr. House, 1644
Felton-Smith Historic Site
43 Felton Street
978-977-0514
peabodyhistorical.org
October only, tours at 10 and 11am

12 | Salem, MA
Gedney House, 1665
21 High Street
978-744-0440
historicnewengland.org
June, July, August, Sept, Oct

The House of the Seven Gables, 1668
115 Derby Street
978-744-0991
7gables.org
June, July, August, Sept, Oct

Salem Maritime National Historic Site
Narbonne House, 1675
71 Essex Street
978-940-1652
nps.gove/sama
June, July, August, Sept, Oct

Peabody Essex Museum
John Ward House, c. 1684

161 Essex Street
978-745-9500
pem.org
June: Open house from 11am-2pm
Tour at 11:30am only July-Oct

Salem in 1630 (Pioneer Village), 1930
(Replica of 1630)
Forest River Park
978-744-8815
pioneervillagesalem.com
June, July, August, Sept

The Witch House (Jonathan Corwin House), before 1675
310 Essex Street
978-944-8815
witchhouse.info
June, July, August, Sept, Oct

13 | Saugus, MA
Boardman House, 1692

17 Howard Street
978-768-3632
historicnewengland.org
June, July, August, Sept, Oct

Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site, 1646
244 Central Street
781-233-0050
nps.gov/sair
June, July, August, Sept, Oct

14 | Wenham, MA
Wenham Museum

Claflin-Richards House, 1660
132 Main Street
978-468-2377
wenhammuseum.org
June, July, August, October

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Start:
June 6, 2015
End:
October 4, 2015
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