Introduction to Beverly, Massachusetts
Beverly, Massachusetts, in Essex county, is 7 miles NE of Lynn, Massachusetts and 16 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts. The city is part of the Boston metropolitan statistical area. About 39,862 people live in Beverly.
The city of Beverly was originally a part of the Salem and Naumkeag Territory. Roger Conant was the first to settle in this area in 1626. The city was named after Beverley in Yorkshire, England. It is one of the oldest communities of Massachusetts and is the birthplace of the United States Navy. The first cotton mill of the country was established in Beverly in 1787 and the first Sunday school was built in 1810. The city of Beverly was incorporated in 1894
Beverly and nearby Attractions
- Beverly David S. Lynch Park
- Beverly Historical Society and Museum
- Salem Witch Museum
- House of the Seven Gables
- John Balch House
Things To Do In Beverly
In Beverly, you can enjoy a number of recreational activities. The city includes several parks, playgrounds, restaurants, theaters and bars. At the Lynch Park and beaches you can enjoy swimming, sun bathing and kayaking. The city also includes many picnic spots. The Cabot Street Cinema Theatre features the world's longest running magician's show.
Boston Logan International Airport serves the area.
Beverly Higher Education
Endicott College is the local college.