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February 2020

Sunday, Feb 23
February Vacation at The Gables: Constructing History
11:00 am

Come in out of the cold and explore how they built houses in Colonial Massachusetts at The House of the Seven Gables. What worked best?…

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Sunday, Feb 23
Leslie’s Retreat
11:15 am

The third annual Leslie’s Retreat community re-enactment commemorates Col. Alexander Leslie’s tense stand-off with local militiamen at the bridge over Salem’s North River on February…

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Friday, Feb 28
“Art & Craft” by History Alive at the Salem Inn

For years, the Salem Inn has heard reports of spiritual activity in and around their properties. While none of it implies malintent, both the Inn’s…

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Friday, Feb 28
Inside the Daniels House
5:30 pm

Historic Salem, Inc. and a pair of very generous homeowners invite you to go INSIDE THE DANIELS HOUSE! This tour runs throughout the year and…

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Friday, Feb 28
Winter Fireside Chat at the 1667 Daniels House
6:30 pm

With a drink in hand, we’ll take an hour to learn about the original lifestyles, notable winters, and infamous events this house stood witness to….

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Saturday, Feb 29
The Art of Wooden Boatbuilding
10:30 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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March 2020

Wednesday, Mar 4
Kelsey, Cammerer, Crowninshield & Appleton: The Founding of Salem Maritime
7:00 pm

Dr. Emily Murphy, Curator at Salem Maritime will share the stories of the people and events that shaped Salem’s National Park. The founding of Salem…

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Wednesday, Mar 11
The Life & Work of Lydia Pinkham
6:30 pm

Local historian Irene Axelrod will share the incredible tale of the life of Lydia Pinkham and her role as an international enterprising woman. $10; Free…

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Friday, Mar 13
The Irish Experience at the Phillips House
7:00 pm

What did it take to keep Phillips House running smoothly? Get a glimpse of the daily duties and living quarters of the Phillips family’s Irish…

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Wednesday, Mar 25
The Great Debate: Birthplace of the United States Navy
7:00 pm

Where is the birthplace of the American Navy? Well, two local towns that have argued with each other for years over this question Help us…

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Saturday, Mar 28
Find Your Book Club
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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Sunday, Mar 29
Salem Women’s History Day

Celebrate Salem Women’s History Day with special events and programming from local museums and historic sites like The House of the Seven Gables, the Witch…

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