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August 2020

Tuesday, Aug 4
Salem Heritage Days at The Gables: Hawthorne 101 & Photo Hunt (CANCELLED)

Gather up the family for this fresh air activity to celebrate Salem Heritage Days. Bring along a pencil and this worksheet, created by the Witch City Writers….

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Wednesday, Aug 5
Lunchtime Lectures with Jim McAllister (VIRTUAL EVENT)
12:00 pm

Jim McAllister’s   LUNCHTIME LECTURES Weekdays at noon Half hour (plus) illustrated talks on Zoom     This week’s Access Code and general reservation & payment information…

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Friday, Aug 7
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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Friday, Aug 14
Salem Women’s Suffrage Tour (VIRTUAL EVENT)
11:00 am

Our country celebrates 100 years of women’s suffrage on Aug. 18 so we have put together a Salem Women’s Suffrage Tour. The guide will discuss…

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Friday, Aug 14
Salem for Sale: Advertising Essex County, 1770–1990 (VIRTUAL EVENT)
4:00 pm

Join Reference Assistant Hannah Swan as she dives deep into the Phillips Library’s previously hidden Essex County Advertising Ephemera collection. She will illuminate the challenges…

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Wednesday, Aug 26
Strong Women of The Gables
6:30 pm

Susanna Ingersoll was a keen real estate maven when few business opportunities were available to women. Caroline Emmerton is credited with saving The House of…

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September 2020

Saturday, Sep 5
17th Century Saturdays at the Witch House (CANCELLED)
10:00 am

Enjoy 17th century architecture and history at the home of Witch Trials Judge Jonathan Corwin.

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Saturday, Sep 5
17th Century Saturdays at The House of the Seven Gables (CANCELLED)
10:00 am

Check out our unique offerings during the region-wide 17th Century Saturdays events with Visit North of Boston. Activities include guided tours of the 1668 Turner-Ingersoll…

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Saturday, Sep 5
The History of the Witch Trials and Halloween at the Daniels House (CANCELED)
2:00 pm

Learn about the 1692 Salem Witch Trials and the origin of modern Halloween in a house that has stood witness to both. Tickets ($20) available…

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Wednesday, Sep 9
The Great Debate: Birthplace of the United States Navy (RESCHEDULED FROM MARCH 25)
7:00 pm

This event has been moved to September 9, 2020 at 7:00 pm. Where is the birthplace of the American Navy? Well, two local towns that…

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Thursday, Sep 10
Seeing Citizens: Picturing American Women’s Fight for the Vote (RESCHEDULED FROM APRIL 9)
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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Saturday, Sep 12
Salem Spice Festival
12:00 pm

Come celebrate Salem’s four hundred year history of spices, herbs and tea. Vendors, music and seventeenth century recipes! Free admission, donations encouraged!

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