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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Black History Month in Salem, Massachusetts

February 3, 2021

February is Black History Month, and we’re sharing a walking tour that focuses exclusively on Salem’s black heritage. Voices Against Injustice sponsors an audio tour…

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The Journey from 1692 to Salem’s Modern Witch Community

January 25, 2021

Salem’s connection to the Witch begins with the tragic events that unfolded during the Witch Trials of 1692 when 20 innocent men and women were…

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Peabody Essex Museum
Salem for All Ages

October 15, 2020

by Patricia Zaido In almost four years Salem has made tremendous strides to encourage active aging, provide opportunities for good health, inclusion and security, and…

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Advisory from the City of Salem Following the First Weekend of October

October 12, 2020

The following is an update from the City of Salem. For additional updates throughout October and on the City’s response to COVID-19, visit salem.com: Following…

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Dance//Salem

September 3, 2020

by Sarah Dulong As a photographer, I constantly strive to challenge myself to continue growing as an artist. When I create my own project, it…

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#DestSalem Photos We Loved in May 2020

June 12, 2020

We love seeing everyone’s posts from around Salem, Massachusetts on social media and wanted to share a few of our favorites from last month. Check…

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Salem, Massachusetts is “No Place for Hate”

June 3, 2020

Destination Salem stands against racial injustice and discrimination. We acknowledge the work that needs to be done and are committed to listening, to learning and…

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#DestSalem Photos We Loved in April

May 13, 2020

We love seeing everyone’s posts from around Salem, Massachusetts on social media and wanted to share a few of our favorites from last month. Check…

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Salem Bookshelf

January 17, 2020

Salem is a bit of a literary darling. Nathaniel Hawthorne, considered America’s first great novelist, wrote glorious novels about Salem including The Scarlet Letter (1850)…

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Three Salem Women: The Stories of Alice Parker, Ann Pudeator and Bridget Bishop

January 8, 2020

by Rachel Christ and Jill Christianson, Salem Witch Museum Establishing the details of women’s lives in early America can present massive challenges for historians. Consider…

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Warm wishes for a wonderful Thanksgiving

November 27, 2019

With Thanksgiving just a few hours away, we want to accept the thoughtful invitation of Salem Maritime National Historic Site to create a gratitude list….

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Which Witch is Which?

October 8, 2019

It is not always clear why Salem is known around the world as the “Witch City”. The connection can clearly by attributed to the Trials…

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