Learn About Negro Election Day and the Evolution of the Black Vote with Salem United, Inc.

July 20, 2021

Salem United, Inc. recently unveiled a cultural exhibition, “Unmasking & Evolution of Negro Election Day and The Black Vote,” at Salem’s historic Hamilton Hall. The…

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June 2021 Salem Tourism Stars

July 9, 2021

This year, we’re sharing the people and places that make Salem Salem; the shopkeepers, housekeepers, cooks, tour guides, maintenance, museum greeters, restaurant servers, and more!…

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May 2021 Salem Tourism Stars

June 1, 2021

This year, we’re sharing the people and places that make Salem Salem; the shopkeepers, housekeepers, cooks, tour guides, maintenance, museum greeters, restaurant servers, and more!…

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Salem Ancestry Days Recap + Save the Date for 2022!

May 5, 2021

Thank you for joining us during the first annual Salem Ancestry Days! Held in celebration of ancestral and immigrant connections to Salem, this first annual…

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April 2021 Salem Tourism Stars

May 4, 2021

This year, we’re sharing the people and places that make Salem Salem; the shopkeepers, housekeepers, cooks, tour guides, maintenance, museum greeters, restaurant servers, and more!…

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Resources for Salem Ancestry Research

April 20, 2021

This year’s Salem Ancestry Days runs in person and virtually April 30-May 3, 2021. This new annual event celebrates ancestral and immigrant connections to Salem…

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March 2021 Salem Tourism Stars

April 14, 2021

This year, we’re sharing the people and places that make Salem Salem; the shopkeepers, housekeepers, cooks, tour guides, maintenance, museum greeters, restaurant servers, and more!…

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Salem Maritime History Walk

March 19, 2021

Follow along on a self-guided walk through Salem’s maritime history. This walk begins at the Peabody Essex Museum at 161 Essex Street and finishes at…

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Experience 17th Century Salem, Massachusetts In-Person or Virtually

March 16, 2021

When people consider 17th century Salem, Massachusetts, they often think of the infamous Salem Witch Trials, and with the exhibition at the Peabody Essex Museum,…

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Irish History from the Phillips House in Salem, MA

March 9, 2021

  During the early 20th century, the Phillips family employed a number of Irish servants at their home on Chestnut Street. Like many servants at…

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5 Lighthouses to See in and Around Salem, Massachusetts

March 8, 2021

Lighthouses in Salem, Massachusetts have served the town since the 17th century in helping ships safely access the harbor. Here are lighthouses downtown and in…

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Bell, Watson, and the First Long Distance Phone Call

March 2, 2021

Alexander Graham Bell placed the first long distance phone call from The Lyceum Hall, what today is Turner’s Seafood. On February 12, 1877, nearly a year…

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February 2021 Salem Tourism Stars

March 1, 2021

This year, we’re sharing the people and places that make Salem Salem; the shopkeepers, housekeepers, cooks, tour guides, maintenance, museum greeters, restaurant servers, and more!…

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January 2021 Salem Tourism Stars

February 8, 2021

This year, we’re sharing the people and places that make Salem Salem; the shopkeepers, housekeepers, cooks, tour guides, maintenance, museum greeters, restaurant servers, and more!…

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With Gratitude for the People & Places of Salem, Massachusetts

February 5, 2021

2020 was a tumultuous year for destinations around the world. As business slowed to stop the spread of the coronavirus, we had the opportunity to…

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Native History & Indigenous Acknowledgement of Salem, Massachusetts

February 4, 2021

Before Roger Conant and his group of Europeans arrived on the land that is now Salem, the area was home to the Naumkeag band of…

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