Salem Women’s History Day at The Gables

February 28, 2019 Published By Sarah Garriepy

Salem Women’s History Day at The Gables

On Sunday, March 24, The Gables will celebrate Salem Women’s History Day. At The Gables, our talented guides will share a revamped guided tour that focuses on the history and role of women at The Gables. This special women-centered tour is offered at 12:30p.m. and 3:30p.m.

 

We are delighted to welcome Dina Vargo to The Gables to talk about her new novel, The Hidden History of Boston. According to her bio, Dina has been a “lover of history and tricorn hats since dressing up as Betsy Ross for our nation’s bicentennial celebration.” After moving to the Boston area, she became a docent for Boston By Foot, where she developed a penchant for writing off-beat, “hidden history” walking tours. Her lecture focuses on some of the more extraordinary stories from her book as well as some lesser-known stories about women in and around Boston. The lecture begins at 2:00p.m., followed by a book signing in our Museum Store.

 

Events at The Gables are free for members and Salem residents. Regular admission for the general public includes a tour and admission to the lecture. Space is limited for all events. For more information email jarrison@7Gables.org or call 978-306-7003. Register Today>>

 

To celebrate Salem Women’s History Day, additional events are happening around town. These events are dedicated to sharing four centuries of stories about women and their unique roles in our community. For more information and to download a flyer, visit: https://7gables.org/event/7820. New partners for 2019 include Essex Heritage, History Alive, Inc., and the Salem Witch Museum. Hours, fees, and details vary by site.

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This post was written by Sarah Garriepy