Marblehead Museum & Historical Society170 Washington Street
Marblehead, MA 01945-3340
Office Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 10 am to 4 pm
The Society sponsors lectures of historical interest and conducts tours of the Jeremiah Lee Mansion.
During the summer, the Sociey sponsors walking tours of Old Marblehead, conducted by Bette Hunt. They are not to be missed! Bette is an historian and author, and one of the area's foremost authorities on Marblehead history. Her entertaining flair is both enjoyable and informative.
Washington Street and Its Parallels explores Washington, Mechanic, Pearl, and High Streets, as well as Stacey Court and Idler's Hill. Mr. Lee's Neighborhood begins at the Lee Mansion and proceeds to Washington Square, Abbot Hall, Lookout Court, Lee Street, and Tucker Street. Exploring Front Street goes from the Lee Mansion to the Crocker Park Castle, then along Front Street to Fort Sewall.
Space is limited and advance reservations recommended. Call the Historical Society for dates and times, and to reserve your place.
Abbot Hall188 Washington Street at Washington Square
This town hall, an historic building itself, is located in Old Marblehead. In addition to government offices, it houses Archibald Willard’s famous painting, The Spirit of ‘76. Also on the premises is the Marblehead Historical Commission, which operates a museum and gift shop.
Glover's Marblehead Regimentwww.gloversregiment.org