Working Horn with Chuck Walker

Join educator Chuck Walker as he shares the arts and mysteries of working with horn.  This staple material was used throughout the colonial period to…

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Salem Willows Snapshot(s)

Inspired by a visit to Salem Willows on a glorious June day, Jim McAllister set out to capture the essence of this wonderful waterfront treasure…

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The Official Draken Experience – Salem, MA

The Draken Village pops-up in Salem, MA August 6-8, 2018! Discover the world’s largest operating Viking ship during its stopover at Derby Wharf. Climb aboard…

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Sea Shanties & A Colonial Sailor’s Life with Mike Welch

Join educator Mike Welch for a sea shanty or two, as he teaches you about the lives and labors of 18th century sailors. Included with…

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Gables Fest: Celebrating 350 Years of Stories and Songs

Join us as we celebrate the 350th anniversary of The House of the Seven Gables. Over the course of the day, you will be taken on…

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Book Talk, Book Walk with Salem Historical Tours

Salem is the home of the world-renowned American writer Nathaniel Hawthorne, whose novels and short stories are still read throughout the world today like The…

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The History of Oz

Calling all Wizard of Oz fans! Join the Salem Witch Museum for a night of Oz fun as we discuss how L. Frank Baum’s classic…

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The Draken Experience Comes to Salem, Massachusetts

The Draken Harald Hårfagre, the largest Viking ship sailing in modern times, is making Salem, Massachusetts the next stop on her 2018 East Coast Tour!…

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History of the Coast Guard in Salem

Come aboard Naumkeag to explore the significant role of the Coast Guard in Salem and the surrounding communities. John Galluzo, a Coast Guard historian, will be leading…

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Salem Heritage Days at the Gables

Visit The House of the Seven Gables during Salem’s Heritage Days Celebration. Family programming will include craft demonstrations, our Living History Labs, and the Family…

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Celebrate 350 Years of The House of the Seven Gables at Gables Fest

It’s time to celebrate! The House of the Seven Gables is having its biggest party in its 350 year history on Saturday, August 4. All…

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The History of Salem’s Black Picnic

Join Dr. Kabria Baumgartner and local community leaders on an engaging Community Conversation on the History of the Salem Black Picnic, also known as “Negro…

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Victorian Summer on Bakers Island

Join Essex Heritage on July 21st and 22nd at Bakers Island Light Station for our first living history event! Essex Heritage is partnering with the Commonwealth…

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Hawthorne 101 and Photo Hunt

Confused by some of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s verbose vocab? The Witch City Writers will give you a download of the language of 1851 by looking at passages from The…

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Living History Labs at the Gables

Try your hand at history! The Living History Lab hands-on history program at The House of the Seven Gables allows the young and young-at-heart to learn about…

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“The Scarlet Letter” Reading at Salem Maritime National Historic Site

Not since high school English class have so many people been so excited to read The Scarlet Letter together. Salem Maritime National Historic Site will…

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