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Endecott Pear Tree Celebration & Lecture

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Endecott Pear Tree Celebration & Lecture

Time: June 12, 2014 from 5pm to 8pm
Location: Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
Street: 102 Endicott St.
City/Town: Danvers
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Phone: 978-740-0444
Event Type: celebration, lecture
Organized By: Emily Levin
Latest Activity: May 21, 2014

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Event Description

Join Essex Heritage, with Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care and the Danvers Historical Society, for an evening celebrating the Endecott Pear Tree—deemed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to be the oldest planted living fruit tree in North America!

The evening will feature a walking tour of the Endecott Pear Tree, pear-themed refreshments and special lecture: Pioneering Moments in Orthopaedic Medicine by Dr. David Torchiana, MD, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Massachusetts General Physicians Organization and orthopedic surgeon Dr. Doug Peterson, D.O. with the Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care.

This event is part of our Partnership Lecture Series with Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care and the Danvers Historical Society to promote healthy living and ecologically friendly connections in our communities to foster stewardship and ensure the longevity of the natural, historic and cultural treasures here in Essex County, Massachusetts.

Reservations required.
Essex Heritage and Danvers Historical Society members $5; Non-members $10; NSMC staff and Endicott Family Members Free.

  • Purchase tickets online 
  • To pay by cash or check, call Essex Heritage at (978) 740-0444 to reserve your seat! Checks may be made payable to: Essex Heritage. Please mail checks to: Essex National Heritage Commission, 221 Essex Street, Suite 41, Salem, MA 01970.

Questions? Call Essex Heritage at 978-740-0444.

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