FOUNDED IN 1896
Nathaniel Felton House
We are ecstatic to announce we received a Cultural Sector Recovery Grant for $46,010 from the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency. We are beyond grateful for their support!
Mass Cultural Council Celebrates $51M in Cultural Sector Pandemic Recovery Grants – Mass Cultural Council
We are also happy to announce that we will be receiving the Essex Heritage Partnership Grant for upcoming preservation work on the Osborn-Salata House. This grant given by Essex Heritage fosters and supports the stewardship activities of organizations that share their mission to preserve and enhance the historic, cultural and natural resources of the Essex National Heritage Area (Essex County, Massachusetts).
April 27th Essex Heritage Annual Meeting to announce grant recipients. From left to right: Michael Bonfanti, Board President, Anne Harris, Director of Essex Heritage, Morgan Stutler, Assistant Curator and Jim Roderick, Board Member
“250 Years of Service: Peabody’s Veterans”
Special thanks to Massachusetts SHRAB and the Veterans Heritage Grant for funding for this exhibit.
The historic Smith Barn is situated on a picturesque hilltop surrounded by two hundred and fifty acres of orchards and conservation land. Located at the Felton-Smith Historic Site adjacent to Peabody’s Brooksby Farm, the Smith Barn is the perfect setting for your special day. Rich in beauty and significance, the site represents over three centuries of the region’s history and is home to several historic landmarks.
We are proud to share that the Smith Barn was chosen as Bons Best of 2020, Reader’s Choice for Wedding Venue!
Postcards from Peabody's Past
Commemorating Memorial Day: Part 2
Before we delve into our veterans' stories, I wanted to share an exciting project with you all. Cheryl Millard has photographed many of Peabody's Veterans Memorials, and she has shared her photographs with us. We have put them up on our website....
Commemorating Memorial Day: Part 1
In the week leading up to Memorial Day, we are doing a two-part series highlighting a Peabody veteran from each war. American Revolution (1775-1783) Captain Dennison Wallis was born in Ipswich in 1756 and raised in Peabody. At the age of 19, Wallis joined the local...
Peabody’s Veterans Memorials
Special thanks to Cheryl Millard and her wonderful photographs of these memorials! She took the time to visit each one and photograph them for us. We appreciate it! We are doing our best to get images of all Peabody memorials. This is just a start. If you...
General Gideon Foster House
35 Washington Street, Peabody, MA 01960