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April 2020

Thursday, Apr 9
Seeing Citizens: Picturing American Women’s Fight for the Vote (POSTPONED)
7:00 pm

This event has been postponed to Thursday, September 10 at 7:00 pm. The History Department at Salem State University and the Essex Heritage National Area…

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Friday, Apr 10
Inside the Daniels House (CANCELLED)
5:30 pm

This event is currently cancelled (and may return in the future) check this page for updates. Historic Salem, Inc. and a pair of very generous…

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Saturday, Apr 18
Anniversary of the First Muster (POSTPONED)
10:00 am

This event has been postponed. Information with a new date will be posted soon.  One of the most exciting events in Salem is the Anniversary…

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Saturday, Apr 18
April Vacation at The Gables: Miss Emmerton’s Settlement House (CANCELLED)
11:00 am

In 1916, Caroline Emmerton’s Settlement House served the immigrant families living in the neighborhood of the museum. The children often attended classes that taught household…

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Tuesday, Apr 21
Happy Birthday, Miss Emmerton! (CANCELLED)
10:00 am

Join Caroline Emmerton on her birthday as she oversees hands-on activities based on her early Settlement programs. Chat about her thoughts on restoring The House…

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Saturday, Apr 25
The Art of Wooden Boatbuilding (CANCELLED)
9:00 am

Join Essex Heritage for a five-part series exploring the principles behind the design and construction of traditional wooden boats. Participants will have the opportunity to…

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Saturday, Apr 25
Find Your Book Club (CANCELLED)
10:30 am

Join us for our FIRST EVER book club! Each month we’ll examine a new book, and focus on a special theme to help us explore…

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Thursday, Apr 30
Brilliant Beacons with Eric Jay Dolin (CANCELLED)
7:00 pm

In a slide-illustrated talk rich in maritime lore and brimming with original historical detail, Eric Jay Dolin tells the story of America through the prism of its beloved coastal sentinels….

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May 2020

Friday, May 1
Salem Ancestry Days (POSTPONED)

Salem Ancestry Days has been postponed to July 31-August 3, 2020. Visit Salem.org/Ancestry for updates. Residents and visitors are invited to celebrate their ancestral and…

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Friday, May 1
Salem Ancestry Days: Family Reunion at The Gables (POSTPONED)

Are you a Turner or Ingersoll? Hawthorne or Emmerton? Maybe even an Upton? If you are connected by family lines to our story at The…

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Friday, May 1
The Deeds Tell the Story (POSTPONED)
9:00 am

Curious about what the Registry of Deeds does? Visit the Southern Essex District Registry of Deeds Friday May 1st and Monday May 4th between the…

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Friday, May 1
Salem Ancestry Days Walking Tour (POSTPONED)
11:00 am

Salem has a vast and varied history from its humble beginnings in 1626 to present day as a thriving 21st Century city. The 1692 witch…

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