The Gables will be closed January 1 through February 10, 2023. We will reopen February 11, 2023. Tickets for February 11-28 will be available January 1 for members, and January 4 for the public. See you soon!

The Polish Community

In the early 1900s the Derby Street neighborhood was the center of the immigrant Polish community in Salem. People from Poland came to work in the cotton and other factories that were the lifeblood of Salem’s economy then.  Strong ties were created between this community and The House of the Seven Gables Settlement Association.

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