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January 3, 2023

Become a member of The Friends of Endicott Park and support our continued efforts to support the park! Your membership will be valid through MARCH 31, 2024!

 

Memberships help support the needs of the park, including feeding the animals, assisting with veterinary costs, and facilities enhancements.

 

In 2022, we completed renovations to the Townley Family Children’s Barn including new windows, floor, siding, and doors. We also made improvements for both the animals and the rangers who care for them. The windows can now be opened to help with ventilation and fresh air for the animals. We installed a hot water heater so the rangers no longer have to haul hot water from the carriage house in the winter months. Additionally, a new stamped concrete floor was installed, as well as updates to the chicken coops, the animal stalls, the ramp to the side yard, and a new handicap accessible viewing platform. All of the work performed was kept as historically accurate as possible to try to maintain the beautiful historical architecture of the barn. 
 
In 2023 we are working on revamping the fitness trail. The trail will be cleared of overgrowth and brush and many pieces of new equipment will be installed. Signage will be updated so that the trail is more clearly marked, as well as exercises for each of the new pieces of fitness equipment. The current fitness trail is a 1.8 mile loop that starts next to the playground and follows the edges of the park all the way around. A map of the trail can be found on the Endicott Park website danversma.gov/park-map

This work would not have been possible without the support of our wonderful members and donors! 

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September 26, 2022

The Friends of Endicott Park would like to thank everyone who attended and supported our first "Back To Our Roots" Onion Town Field Day on Sunday, September 25, 2022!  A special thanks to all our generous sponsors!

The winner of the 50/50 raffle ($290) was Tracy R. of Danvers! Tracy was called and she picked up her winnings! Congratulations!

June 13, 2022

Townley Family Children's Barn Re-Opening!

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The Friends of Endicott Park held a reception on June 25th to honor the many donors who contributed to their fundraiser, as well as the Rotary Club of Danvers whose generous donations funded the major upgrades to the Townley Family Children’s Barn at Endicott Park in Danvers.

 

THANK YOU ALL!

January 2, 2022

New Home For Park Chickens!

Endicott Park Townley Family Children's Barn

The chickens at Endicott Park wanted a new home for Christmas and thanks to the Friends of Endicott Park, they got one! Thanks to all our supporters for helping us continue to provide services and care at Endicott Park!

December 27, 2021

Grant Awarded to The Friends of Endicott Park!

Endicott Park Townley Family Children's Barn

Recently the Friends of Endicott Park was nominated for a grant from the Cummings Community Giving Foundation by a resident of Danvers. We were fortunate to be selected and are so very appreciative of the donation towards our work at the park!

Visit Our Nature Center!

The Friends of Endicott Park

The nearly 750 sq. ft. center was built from an old wood shed structure attached to the Visitor's Center.  It showcases displays that explore our relationship with nature through exhibits and interactive experiences. The Nature Center showcases exhibitions that explore our interconnections with nature through exhibits, displays and interactive experiences. It offers educational programs to the general public, as well as use for summer camps, afterschool and school group programs and is handicap accessible. Click here for more info!

“Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own.” 

Charles Dickens

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