The 1781 John Cabot House represents Beverly’s maritime and privateering heritage and is home to a rich regional research library and two floors of exhibits, which reflect the history of the house, the city of Beverly, and Essex County.
The Path of the Planters: The Legacy of Beverly's Seventeenth Century Families, illustrates the impact of the first settlers on more than 300 years of Beverly history through objects and documents from the Society’s collection.
Also on view: Beverly and the American Revolution.
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