Women’s History Day at the Gables

The House of the Seven Gables will commemorate Salem Women’s History Day with a special women’s history tour and two lectures focusing on the role…

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Salem Women’s History Day at the Phillips House

Join the Phillips House staff for a day of special guided tours focusing on the role of women at 34 Chestnut Street through the years….

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Museums Celebrate Women’s History Day

The House of the Seven Gables joins the City of Salem in celebrating the notable roles women have played in the region’s history. Salem Mayor…

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A Celebration of Food at The House of the Seven Gables

How do you celebrate 350 years of history? With a Salem Food Tour, of course! Meet at The House of the Seven Gables for a…

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Irish History in Salem, MA

To learn about Irish history in Salem, Massachusetts, visit the Phillips House for The Irish Experience on March 17. During the early 20th century, the Phillips…

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The Irish Experience at the Phillips House

What did it take to keep Phillips House running smoothly? Get a glimpse of the daily duties and living quarters of the Phillips family’s Irish…

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Book Panel with the Authors of Images of America: The House of the Seven Gables

Join Ryan Conary, David Moffat, and Everett Philbrook for an in-depth conversation about their findings while writing Images of America: The House of the Seven Gables….

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Salem, MA Military History

“Salem has a rich military history that stretches all the way back to the Seventeenth Century, and continues on today. Salem’s designation in 2013 as…

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Leslie’s Retreat Community Reenactment

Mark the Occasion! Join the Ranks! A fun and informal reenactment of Colonel Leslie’s 1775 march to the Salem, the taunting by the townspeople, and…

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Holy Toledo, It’s Tony Toledo Master Storyteller

Tony Toledo, award-winning storyteller from Beverly, Massachusetts, mesmerizes with his chilling account of Gloucester mariner Howard Blackburn’s tale of survival at sea; his favorite ghost…

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The Saga of Howard Blackburn & Other Tales

The story of the fabled Gloucester mariner and blizzard survivor, Howard Blackburn, is a tale of courage, determination and wit – and no one tells…

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Gadgets and Gizmos

Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of Phillips House exploring the inventions and innovations necessary for running a “modern” early twentieth-century household. $5 Historic New England members…

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February Vacation at the Gables: Constructing History

Put your thinking cap on during February Vacation week and explore how people built houses in Colonial Massachusetts. What worked best?  What failed? How did they…

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ANTI-Valentine Day Tour by Salem Night Tour

The Anti-Valentine Tour takes over the Salem Night Tour. This is the perfect way to spend the worst holiday. Hear about murderous marriages, love gone…

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the National Park Service

Visit the Salem Regional Visitor Center February 14-18 and celebrate Valentine’s Day with the National Park Service.  View two new exhibits featuring the model of…

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“Walking Salem” with Jim McAllister

Jim McAllister will “take the stage” at the Hawthorne Hotel to share for one last time to share experiences, observations, anecdotes, and more than 100…

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