Preservation Stories

Salemites know how lucky they are to live in one of America’s most historic cities, however, the survival of the community’s historic charm is not…

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Salem’s Black Heritage Audio Tour

Salem’s Black Heritage is incredibly rich. As slaves or free men and women, as merchants, mariners, abolitionists, and activists, people of color and their advocates…

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Salem Food Tour: Wine & Cheese Stroll at the Phillips House

Salem Food Tours are guided food and cultural walking tours of historic Salem, Massachusetts. Taste cheese, wine, sweets, and spices along a one-mile route as…

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Grand Houses Architectural Tour

Salem is a vibrant community rich in resplendent and varied architecture, spanning nearly four centuries. Explore our historic downtown and myriad architectural styles that are…

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African American History Tour with Salem Historical Tours

African-Americans were first enslaved in Massachusetts in 1623 and many more arrived in Salem in 1638. After gaining freedom in 1781 due a law suit brought…

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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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Take a Self-Guided Audio Tour and Learn about Salem’s African American History

A brand new, self-guided audio tour focusing on Salem’s African American history is now available for download on your mobile device. Sponsored by the Salem…

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Spend Labor Day Weekend in Salem, Massachusetts

Fall may be just around the corner but there is still time to catch up on our favorite summertime activities this Labor Day weekend in…

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The History Buff’s Guide to Salem, Massachusetts

Salem, Massachusetts is a history lover’s paradise. With colonial and maritime history, and the history of the Salem Witch Trials, along with spectacular architecture dating…

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