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10 Things That Say Peabody

We’ve compiled a list of 10 things in the Tanner City that we believe just shout “Peabody.” Do you agree? What would you add to the list?

What says Peabody to you like none other? We’ve compiled an initial list of 10 things below. Feel free to add your own.

  1. Old tanneries…lots of old tanneries.
  2. And of course, the .
  3. George Peabody, need we say more?
  4. The — the largest middle school in Massachusetts.
  5. City squares named after deceased wartime soldiers (OK, Peabody’s not the only city to do this, but it seems to outdo its neighbors on that front).
  6. The most affordable place to live on the North Shore for homeowners.
  7. The International Festival — the city’s yearly celebration of its rich ethnic diversity and heritage.
  8. . Ties in with No. 6 above and is one of the few and the proud municipal light plants in Massachusetts.
  9. — did you know you can go cross-country skiing here for cheap in the winter as well?
  10. — one of the largest shopping malls in New England.

Are there other things that scream Peabody at you? List them here.

J July 29, 2011 at 06:49 PM
I wish they would post more old Peabody pictures on here. I want to see what Peabody looked like in the 50's as well as the turn of the century.
Dawn Stanley July 29, 2011 at 07:12 PM
Champions Pub and The Roadhouse
Sue July 29, 2011 at 08:02 PM
11. Former mayor Peter Torigian became the longest running mayor in Peabody, winning twelve elections. 1978-2001
Leann Baldwin-Bowen July 29, 2011 at 08:04 PM
Peabody Veteran's Memorial High School ..... it is a really long name! Peabody Youth Soccer - Peabody has the best soccer fields around!

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