Below you will find a number of online opportunities to bring local history right into your living room. Many of these offerings can be done or viewed from your couch, but others may involve getting outside, when you are safe and comfortable to do so. Please check and observe all stay-at-home and social distancing advisories if you are planning to complete an outdoor activity. Please note that some of the below links will take you to external websites.

This list will be updated as more content becomes available, so bookmark this page and check back in with us later!

Explore Haverhill

Here Lies Haverhill Activity Packet
Get outside and explore the Pentucket Burial Ground with family or a small group. This packet is designed to spark discussions about changing historical views towards death, mortality, and religious beliefs and is a great way to discover local history.

Curator’s Top 10 Collection Items

What does our curator think are the hidden (and not-so-hidden) gems in the Buttonwoods’ collection of historical objects? Click here to find out!

Videos and Activities

Video Mini Tours

Buttonwoods History Moments on HC Media

Earth Day Storytime (available until 06/30)

Earth Day Seed Tray Activity

Animal Storytime (available until 06/30) 

How to Make Cardboard Binoculars

Nature Journal Activity Instructions

Nature Journal Activity Pages

Walking Tours

Historic Walking Tours

What’s it Worth?
At this fundraiser in September 2019, members of the community were invited to bring family heirlooms and intriguing thrift shop finds to the HC Media Studio at Harbor Place for an Antiques Roadshow-style appraisal. See some of the appraisals through the links below!

Part One         Part Two