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House of the Seven Gables

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115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
978-744-0991 http://www.7gables.org

Discover the many surprises in The House of the Seven Gables. Admission also includes Nathaniel Hawthorne's Birthplace, waterfront views, and a unique museum store.

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February 2020

Saturday, Feb 22
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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March 2020

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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Sunday, Mar 29
Salem Women’s History Day at The Gables – Caroline Emmerton: A Woman of Letter
1:00 pm

Inspired both by his research for the 2016 exhibit at The House of the Seven Gables and the archival collection of Emmerton’s letters, Mr. Moffat’s…

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April 2020

Saturday, Apr 18
April Vacation at The Gables: Miss Emmerton’s Settlement House
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!
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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May 2020

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

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
Salem Ancestry Days: Kids & Cursive at The Gables
4:00 pm

Until recently, the preferred penmanship was cursive writing. If you’d like to look back through your family’s history, wouldn’t it be nice to be able…

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Monday, May 25
Free Admission for Veterans at The House of the Seven Gables
10:00 am

As a thank you for service to our country, The House of the Seven Gables is pleased to offer free admission for veterans with military…

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July 2020

Saturday, Jul 11
17th Century Saturdays at The House of the Seven Gables
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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Thursday, Jul 30
Kate Allen and ‘The Line Tender’
6:30 pm

Heartbreaking but also filled with wit and hope, The Line Tender is the story of Lucy, the daughter of a marine biologist and a rescue…

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August 2020

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

Sunday, Sep 13
Taste of the Gables
4:00 pm

Let’s Celebrate! The House of the Seven Gables is feeling especially lucky on this 8th Taste of The Gables! We’re on a roll… and it…

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Tuesday, Sep 15
Naturalization Ceremony at The Gables
12:00 pm

The House of the Seven Gables Settlement Association in collaboration with USCIS will host a Naturalization Ceremony for new Americans from the region. This date…

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Thursday, Sep 17
Councilwoman: Movie & Discussion
6:30 pm

Politicians aren’t often full-time hotel housekeepers, union members, grandmothers, and immigrants working service jobs. But Carmen Castillo changes that when she wins a seat on…

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Saturday, Sep 19
Women’s History Tour at The Gables
10:00 am

Limited space is available for this special tour of The House of the Seven Gables. Join us to learn all about the role that women…

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Sunday, Sep 20
Enduring Hawthorne: A Marathon Reading of “The House of the Seven Gables”
7:00 am

Salem Maritime National Historic Site and The House of the Seven Gables will be hosting “Enduring Hawthorne: A Marathon Reading of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The House…

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October 2020

Friday, Oct 2
Legacy of the Hanging Judge
8:00 pm

This experience takes visitors back through Nathaniel Hawthorne’s birth home to the events of the infamous Salem Witch Trials, through the eyes of the author,…

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Friday, Oct 2
Spirits of the Gables
8:00 pm

Get swept into Hawthorne’s tale of guilt, greed and revenge as the characters from The House of the Seven Gables (1851), come to life and…

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November 2020

Saturday, Nov 21
Monopoly Tournament at The Gables
9:00 am

Go to The Gables. Go Directly to The Gables for our inaugural MONOPOLY Tournament. Did you know that the precursor to MONOPOLY was called “The…

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