Just a Reminder

The Peabody Historical Society’s exhibition “A Century of Style: 1840-1940” will be on display until May 1, 2011. If you were unable to make it to the opening reception, and were too busy to visit during the holiday season, don’t worry. There...

Have You Finished Your Holiday Shopping?

There are only 8 days left until Christmas. This is usually around the time that I panic and run to the mall to finish my holiday shopping. Luckily, we have the North Shore Mall right here in Peabody. On December 5, 1954 it was announced that a $10,000 shopping center...

In a One-Horse Open Sleigh

We’ve been pretty lucky so far in that we haven’t yet had any real accumulation of snow this winter season, unlike other parts of the country this week. But with the holiday season in full swing, we’re feeling a bit nostalgic for wintertime...

A Very Deco Christmas

As the holiday season has arrived, we thought it would be fun to post a vintage Christmas postcard from our collection. This example is particularly appealing because it truly reflects the decade in which it was made. It dates from the 1930s, and its design reflects...

Peabody – A City Ahead of Its Time

Hybrid cars are all the rage these days. The negative impact of automotive fuels on the environment, coupled with the high price of gas, has made many drivers turn to gas and electric hybrids as a greener, more fuel-efficient method of transportation. But did you know...