David Elmer Babson, former president of the Babson Historical Association (1980-2015) and long time trustees, passed away surrounded by his loving family on May 2, 2020. The 2017 Babson Genealogy was dedicated to David “for his steadfast commitment, practical approach and good humor”. A link to his full obituary in the Gloucester Daily Times can […]
During the current COVID-19 pandemic, the slogans on the Babson boulders found in Dogtown have found their way on to signs scattered around Gloucester giving hope, inspiration and good cheer to city residents.
Valeri Bowen ( daughter of Sandra Carol Babson) and her husband Joshua Marano (both originally from southeast NC) visited Cape Ann on Jan 15th. They received an off season tour of the Babson Museum from Rob and Christi Babson, and also enjoyed seeing the Cape Ann Museum’s permanent installation “Strong Breezes and Passing Clouds” which […]
The Babson Historical Association (BHA) Board of Trustees is pleased to announce its financial support for the restoration of the Babson-Alling House in Gloucester, MA.Since its construction in 1740, the Babson-Alling House has been an iconic image that generations of residents and visitors see as they travel to and from Cape Ann. Members of the […]
Under gray skies and occasional rain, Babson College celebrated the official opening of the Centennial Park on campus named in honor of outgoing President Kerry Murphy Healey on May 17, 2019. With the refurbished and updated 25 ton World Globe in the background, the College also unveiled a life size statue of Roger W. Babson […]
We are excited to announce the redesign of our website, featuring a revised logo and updated content. Take a look at our revised About Us and Cape Ann sections, where you can learn more about the historical association as well as brief history of the Babsons on Cape Ann.