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Salem Women’s History Day at The Gables
March 24 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The House of the Seven Gables will commemorate Salem Women’s History Day by sharing the hidden histories of women at our site and around the region.
All events are free for members and Salem residents. Regular admission for the general public includes a tour and admission to the lecture. Space is limited for all events.
For more information email jarrison@7Gables.org or call 978-306-7003. Click here to register.
12:30 – 1:15 p.m. Women’s history focused tour of The Gables
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. The Hidden History of Boston
Boston is one of America’s most historic cities, but it has quite a bit of unseen past. Riotous mobs celebrated their hatred of the pope in an annual celebration called Pope’s Night during the colonial era. A centuries-long turf war played out on the streets of quiet Chinatown, ending in the massacre of five men in a back alley in 1991. William Monroe Trotter published the Boston Guardian, an independent African American newspaper, and was a beacon of civil rights activism at the turn of the century. Author and historian
Dina Vargo shines a light into the cobwebbed corners of Boston’s hidden history with a review of these stories and the role of women in Boston’s hidden history.
Book signing to follow in the Museum Store.
3:30 – 4:15 Women’s history focused tour of The Gables
Stay tuned for details about events happening at other Salem museums and historic organizations.