Programs & Exhibits
Exhibit hours: Monday – Friday 10 am to 3 pm, first and third Sundays of each month 12-3 pm.
Free to the public.
“Play Ball: the Story of Sports in Peabody”
Have you heard the name Seeglitz? Ever wondered how Buckley field got it’s name? Just love all things sports? The Peabody Historical Society presents “Play Ball: The Story of Sports in Peabody.” This exhibit will explore universal themes of community and self-development, as well as taking a look at the many sports items the Historical Society has in our collections. From vintage wool uniforms, to “leatherhead” helmets, we have it all on display. Don’t miss a chance to learn more about the extraordinary players, teams, and coaches that have made their mark on Peabody Sports! And the best part? It’s FREE.
Lectures & Workshops
Programs at Felton-Smith Historic Site, Felton Street, Peabody, MA
Members free | Non-members $5.00
Handicap accessible. Information 978.531.0805
Lecture: Danvers at Menotomy: April 19, 1775
Unfortunately, we have to cancel this event. New date will be announced soon!
Presented by Historian Don Perry
Where: Felton-Smith Historic Site, Smith Barn, 38 Felton Street, Peabody, MA
Local historian and current board member of the Peabody Historical Society Don Perry will present lesser known facts about the response of our local militia, alarm and minuteman companies (Danvers/Peabody) to the urgent call from the Lexington/Concord Companies of an impending attack.
Special events are separate from our lecture series, and may have different admission fees.
CANCELLED – Patriot’s Day
Unfortunately, due to public health concerns, our Patriot’s Day Event is cancelled.
Annual Membership Meeting
When: May 13, 2020 (Wednesday)
Annual Tea with Mrs. Felton
A classic afternoon tea with the Peabody Historical Society & Museum
When: June 10, 2020 (Wednesday), 1 to 3 pm
Where: Nathaniel Felton, Jr. House
Doors open at 12:45
Admission is $12 per person. Please contact Peg Lazzaro for additional information and to sign up. Her number is 978-532-1813. Checks should be made out to the Peabody Historical Society and Museum, and can be sent to Peg at 5 Henrietta Road, Peabody, MA 01960.
Tours & Walks
- No tours and walks currently scheduled