Join Essex Heritage and historian Donald Friary to explore Salem Harbor through the eyes of Reverend William Bentley. According to his diary, Reverend William Bentley seemed to be everywhere. During this virtual presentation, Mr. Friary will appear in the guise of the Reverend Bentley, reflecting on his 35-year tenure as pastor of the East Church in Salem, as recorded in...
View this list as a printable pdf here. Friday, August 20 10:00 am-8:00 pm “Salem Stories” at PEM Peabody Essex Museum | pem.org Using selections from PEM’s vast collection, see more than 100 works, including paintings, sculpture, textiles, decorative arts, photos, natural history specimens, manuscripts, posters, books, eyewitness accounts, and even a murder weapons. 10:00 am-8:00 pm “In American Waters”...
Join us on August 8th at 2pm, the last Sunday of Heritage Days, for a special book signing, talk, and Q&A with Daniel Fury for his new book, “If These Stones Could Speak: The History and People of The Old Salem Burying Point”, at the new Charter Street Welcome Center. This book is the culmination of over a decade of...
Come hear six local citizens tell true stories, live, without notes, in the lovely Athenaeum garden. Speakers include B.A. Cornell, Susan Demarest, Rosemie Leyre, Kali Lightfoot, Joe McGurn, and Paul Tucker. Fact checkers not included. Free for Athenaeum Members Suggested Donation for general public: $10 Rain date Sunday, July 11. More info: www.salemathenaeum.net