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Danvers, Massachusetts, USA

Danvers, Essex, MA

Danvers is a town (and census-designated place) in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States, located on the Danvers River near the northeastern coast of Massachusetts. Originally known as Salem Village, the town is most widely known for its association with the 1692 Salem witch trials. kids.kiddle.co

Included in Danvers are: Tapleyville, Waters River, Beaver Brook, Collins Street Station, Danversport, Ferncroft Station, Hathorne Station, The Highlands, and Putnamville.
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  • 1636 - Danvers is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1757 - Danvers is incorporated


  • 1845 - DANVERS. [Pop. 5,020. Inc. 1757.]
    Danvers was settled by Governor Endicott and his associates, and was called Salem Village till its incorporation. The name is supposed to be taken...Read MORE...


  • News 1854 - Fatal Railroad Accident.
    Boston, Monday, July 17.
    At Danvers, this morning, as two young ladies, daughter of FREDERICK HOWES, Esq., of Boston, were attempting to cross the Ra...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Danvers
    Danvers, a post-township of Essex county, Massachusetts, 15 miles N. by E. from Boston. It contains 10 churches, 15 schools, 2 banks, and numerous man...Read MORE...


  • News 1868 - A tomb in the old burying ground in Danvers, Mass., holding the remains of the Putnam family for generations past, was recently broken into by some boys,
    who stole the silver plates from the coffins, and carried off and sold the bones to peddlers. One of the parties was caught, which led to the detectio...Read MORE...


  • News 1869 - Charles King celebrated his one hundred and eighth birthday on the 16th at Danvers, Mass. He has six hundred descendants living.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    January 19, 1869

  • News 1869 - Salem and South Danvers (Mass.) Oil Company gave each of their seven workmen a New Year's gift of $100.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    January 23, 1869

  • Danvers Massachusetts, 1890
    Danvers is an ancient and beautiful town lying in the southerly part of Essex County, and having for its boundaries Topsfield on the north, Wenham and...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Danvers
    Danvers, a post-village of Essex co., Mass, in Danvers township, on the Lawrence Branch of the Eastern division and the Newburyport Branch of the West...Read MORE...


  • Danvers, Massachusetts, USA
    Danvers, Mass., The First Shoe Shop in New England.

    "Birthplace of the great New England boot and shoe industry. First shoe shop built and used in New England. It is still standing in Danvers, Massachusetts."

    The Technical World, Volume... Read MORE...

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  • Danvers, Massachusetts, USA
    Danvers, Mass. Soldier's Monument
    Postcard
  • 1916
    Danvers, a post-village of Essex co., Mass., in Danvers township (town), on the Boston and Maine R., 19 miles N. by E. of Boston. It has extensive man...Read MORE...


  • Danvers, Massachusetts, USA
    The Page Tea Party House, Danvers, Mass.
    Postcard


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Danvers, Mass., The First Shoe Shop in New England.

"Birthplace of the great New England boot and shoe industry. First shoe shop built and used in New England. It is still standing in Danvers, Massachusetts."

The Technical World, Volume... Read MORE...

Postcard

Danvers, Massachusetts, USA
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Danvers, Mass. Soldier's Monument
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Danvers, Massachusetts, USA
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The Page Tea Party House, Danvers, Mass.
Postcard
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  • 1636 - Danvers is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1757 - Danvers is incorporated
  • 1845 - DANVERS. [Pop. 5,020. Inc. 1757.]
    Danvers was settled by Governor Endicott and his associates, and was called Salem Village till its incorporation. The name is supposed to be... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Danvers
    Danvers, a post-township of Essex county, Massachusetts, 15 miles N. by E. from Boston. It contains 10 churches, 15 schools, 2 banks, and numerous... Read MORE...

  • News  1854 - Fatal Railroad Accident.
    Boston, Monday, July 17.
    At Danvers, this morning, as two young ladies, daughter of FREDERICK HOWES, Esq., of Boston, were attempting to cross the... Read MORE...

  • News  1868 - A tomb in the old burying ground in Danvers, Mass., holding the remains of the Putnam family for generations past, was recently broken into by some boys,
    who stole the silver plates from the coffins, and carried off and sold the bones to peddlers. One of the parties was caught, which led to the... Read MORE...

  • News  1869 - Charles King celebrated his one hundred and eighth birthday on the 16th at Danvers, Mass. He has six hundred descendants living.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    January 19, 1869
  • News  1869 - Salem and South Danvers (Mass.) Oil Company gave each of their seven workmen a New Year's gift of $100.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    January 23, 1869
  • Danvers Massachusetts, 1890
    Danvers is an ancient and beautiful town lying in the southerly part of Essex County, and having for its boundaries Topsfield on the north, Wenham... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Danvers
    Danvers, a post-village of Essex co., Mass, in Danvers township, on the Lawrence Branch of the Eastern division and the Newburyport Branch of the... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Danvers, a post-village of Essex co., Mass., in Danvers township (town), on the Boston and Maine R., 19 miles N. by E. of Boston. It has extensive... Read MORE...

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