Walking Tour of Useful Local Plants

Plants are so much more than pretty flowers or annoying weeds! Here on the North Shore, even in the city, we are surrounded by plants…

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Stroll with Nathaniel Bowditch

Journey back in time with a walking tour covering the life and activity of Nathaniel Bowditch, the father of navigation. Join Historic Salem on a…

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The Remond Family, Salem’s Early Abolitionists

Join Francis Mayo for a talk and walking tour examining the history of the Remond Family who played a central role in the abolitionist movement….

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Gendering Work: Mills, Homes, and Everywhere Else in the Industrial Era

The House of the Seven Gables Settlement Association was founded to preserve the famed Turner-Ingersoll Mansion and to provide support services for newly arriving immigrants…

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Punto Urban Art Museum Tour

Tours will start on the hour, beginning at the North Shore Community Development Coalition offices at 96 Lafayette Street. Our vision is to create a…

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Autumn Stroll with Salem Food Tours

Enjoy an autumn stroll with Salem Food Tours while learning about Salem’s spice trade history with stops at local shops and restaurants. Tour includes a…

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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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The McIntire District in the 17th Century

At 12:45 PM, Salem Food Tours will present fresh spices and sweeteners used in early Colonial cooking. Lecture at 1 PM. Hamilton Hall in Salem…

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The Quakers of Early Salem

Join Salem State University Professor Emerson “Tad” Baker for a walking tour examining the history and influence of the Quakers in Salem. Three hundred years…

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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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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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