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Throwback Thursday: Homecoming Week in Beverly

Posted by Nick Pizzolato on Thu, May 14, 2015 @ 12:38 PM

Since the early 1900s, Beverly, Massachusetts has celebrated “Old Home Week” with gusto. In 1902, the week of observance was started by Governor W. Murray Crane as a way for Massachusetts towns to celebrate their past and recognize how their history made the present possible. In 1966, a celebration known as Homecoming Week started and has made Beverly a tourist destination.

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The city celebrates with music, food, a 5K road race, a lobster festival, a giant block party on Cabot Street, fireworks and much more. What are some of your favorite Homecoming Week memories?

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