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September 2017
Skill With Quill at the Gables Event | Living History Labs

Living History Labs

September 23 @ 10:00 am - November 19 @ 4:30 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 1-October 29 Saturdays and Sundays 10:30-1:00 & 2:00-4:30 Try your hand at history! The Living History Lab hands-on history program at The House of the Seven Gables allows the young and young at heart to learn about history through a unique set of experiments. Living History Labs take place on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 – 4:30 p.m. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission to museum. Admission is…

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Slavery in the Sources

September 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

This workshop-style event will provide participants with the opportunity to work with several different kinds of primary resources and hands-on activities to understand slavery. Led by Bethany Jay, co-editor of Understanding and Teaching American Slavery, archivists/educators Andrea Cronin and Zoe Quinn, and museum educator Lindsay Randall, participants will examine dynamic primary resources and discuss how they add to our understanding of the institution of slavery. Free and open to the public. To reserve your spot for this workshop please CLICK…

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October 2017

Wicked Wednesdays at The Gables

October 4 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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The House of the Seven Gables is part of Salem’s brand new Wicked Wednesdays program. Families are encouraged to check out Salem on select Wednesday evenings in October and enjoy great deals and special programs. At The Gables, the Family Navigation Game will be offered during regular operating hours and included with admission to the site. Families will be given all of the tools they need to explore the grounds of our National Historic Landmark District and learn about architecture…

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Wooden Posts and Window | 17th Century Saturdays

17th Century Saturdays at The House of the Seven Gables

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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During 17th Century Saturdays at The House of the Seven Gables, you’ll be able to immerse yourself in four centuries of history at our National Historic Landmark District site. Enjoy a guided tour of the famed House of the Seven Gables followed by a Living History Lab in the 1682 Hooper-Hathaway House. Our Museum Store is located in the c. 1655 Retire Beckett House—thought to be one of Salem’s oldest homes. Enjoy an audio tour or just a quiet stroll…

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The House of 7 Gables at Dusk | Wicked Good Wednesdays at the Gables

Wicked Wednesdays at The Gables

October 11 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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The House of the Seven Gables is part of Salem’s brand new Wicked Wednesdays program. Families are encouraged to check out Salem on select Wednesday evenings in October and enjoy great deals and special programs. At The Gables, the Family Navigation Game will be offered during regular operating hours and included with admission to the site. Families will be given all of the tools they need to explore the grounds of our National Historic Landmark District and learn about architecture…

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The House of 7 Gables at Dusk | Wicked Good Wednesdays at the Gables

Wicked Wednesdays at The Gables

October 18 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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The House of the Seven Gables is part of Salem’s brand new Wicked Wednesdays program. Families are encouraged to check out Salem on select Wednesday evenings in October and enjoy great deals and special programs. At The Gables, the Family Navigation Game will be offered during regular operating hours and included with admission to the site. Families will be given all of the tools they need to explore the grounds of our National Historic Landmark District and learn about architecture…

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The House of 7 Gables at Dusk | Wicked Good Wednesdays at the Gables

Wicked Wednesdays at The Gables

October 25 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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The House of the Seven Gables is part of Salem’s brand new Wicked Wednesdays program. Families are encouraged to check out Salem on select Wednesday evenings in October and enjoy great deals and special programs. At The Gables, the Family Navigation Game will be offered during regular operating hours and included with admission to the site. Families will be given all of the tools they need to explore the grounds of our National Historic Landmark District and learn about architecture…

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November 2017
William Martin | The Mother Lode

Bound for Gold: New Englanders Head for Adventure in 1849

November 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join New York Times best-selling author William Martin for a sneak peek into his next novel about New Englanders and the California Gold Rush—sure to be a hit next summer when published. Learn about the process for research and the mesmerizing stories about the Gold Rush—one of the grand events that built the nation. Fellow author John Lescroart describes the work as, "epic in scale, eloquent in execution, Bound for Gold is a pure delight. The great Forty-Niner gold rush…

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The Fifth Petal Book Cover

The Fifth Petal

November 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join Brunonia Barry for a talk about her latest work, The Fifth Petal, at The House of the Seven Gables over Thanksgiving weekend. Barry will talk about her newest book and the inspiration of living and working in Salem, Mass. Her newest work of fiction weaves a thriller with “ a complex brew of suspense, seduction and murder.” A book signing in the Museum Store will follow the lecture. Brunonia Barry is the New York Times and international best-selling author…

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