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First Day Hike
January 1 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
On January 1, 2019, the National Park Service, the City of Salem, Essex National Heritage Commission, Eastern National, Mass in Motion, and the Salem Historical Society invite locals and community members to participate in First Day Hike, a national initiative established by America’s State Parks to get people outdoors and connecting with places in their own backyards. This is the fourth year that Salem community members have participated in First Day Hike.
This year’s hike will begin at 12:00 pm at the National Park Service Regional Visitor Center, 2 New Liberty Street. David Moffat from the Salem Historical Society will lead the hike from the Visitor Center to Derby Wharf while providing a maritime-themed narrated history at points of interest along the way. After the hike warm up with refreshments sponsored by Eastern National at St. Joseph’s Hall, 160 Derby Street.
This event is free and open to hikers of all ages.