Xaverian House, near the St. John's Preparatory School campus, is a retirement home for teachers of the…More brotherhood. It is also a ministry of the Brothers of St. Francis of Xavier, an international monastic congregation within the Roman Catholic Church.
Inside a series of seven stained glass windows depict the history of the brotherhood both locally and abroad. The windows were originally designed in 1961 for St. Joseph Novitiate in Newton Highlands but were moved to Danvers in 1986. Xeverian House was founded in 1930.
Friend Box Co. 90 High St, Danvers, MA01923 This charming, tree-shaded brick building on High Street is a piece of Danvers history. With well over a century in box…More making, Friend Box Co. works with a wide variety of clients, from software firms to jewelers and publishers, to produce high-quality and innovative rigid custom packaging. The company also offers project consultation, design assistance, letterpress and offset printing, UV coating, laminating, die cutting, embossing, foil stamping and fulfillment.
The Rebecca Nurse Homestead is a private non-profit museum owned by the Danvers Alarm List Coy and is run by…More volunteer living history re-enactors. Situated on more than 25 acres of 300 acres once occupied by Rebecca Nurse and her family from 1678 to 1798, the Rebecca Nurse Homestead offers the public demonstrations, exhibitions, parades, living history encampments and battle reenactments. The property also features a reproduction of the 1672 Salem Village Meeting House, the Nurse family cemetery and the traditional salt-box home lived in by the Nurse Family, the only home of a person executed during the trials open to the public.
Tapley Memorial Hall 13 Page St, Danvers, MA01923 The hall was built in 1930 next to the historical society's headquarters at the Page House to use for special programs…More and store an extensive collection of local history. Much of the research library collection is now stored at the Peabody Institute Library on Sylvan Street, but the Historical Society holds its regular meetings in the hall and uses it to display special exhibits. Plans for the hall include installing a ramp and restrooms.
Amity-Mosaic Lodge AF + AM 30 High St, Danvers, MA01923 Amity-Mosaic Lodge AF + AM is a freemasonry organization. Its congregation is eclectic, accepting people of any…More background, faith and race. The organization participates in community services and has a deep history of charity, brotherhood and tradition.
New Bridge Variety & Deli 9 Bridge St, Danvers, MA01923 Established more than a century ago, New Bridge Variety is truly a piece of Danvers history. It gets particularly busy…More during the midday lunch hours since around 1980 when a deli was added, serving fresh hot and cold subs, wraps, salads and more. The shop is a favorite stop for boaters and beach goers in the summer months, offering a large selection of convenience store staples such as lottery games, beer, wine, spirits, coffee, candy, ice and canned goods. There is even small section for used books, cigars and golf balls.
The Danvers Fire Department was established under an act of the Massachusetts General Court in March 1830. The town's…More first fire chief was Joseph Kelly of Charlestown, who was hired in 1925. The current fire chief, Kevin Farrell, is only the fifth chief in the history of the department. The current facility on High Street was built in 1995.
The department provides all fire and rescue services in town and responds to calls for aid from fire departments in surrounding communities while maintaining five engines, one of which is an aerial ladder truck, a command truck, a pickup truck and one fire rescue vehicle. A second reserve aerial truck owned by the county is housed at Station 2. The Fire Alarm Division and Fire Prevention Office are also located at headquarters.