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State grant enables major short- and long-term climate change study and planning at The House of the Seven Gables

Date: September 26, 2022

News Release – September 26, 2022 For more information, please contact: Susan Baker, collections manager The House of the Seven Gables sbaker@7gables.org 978-744-0991 $509,919 Coastal Resilience Grant award State grant...

Planning Your October Visit to The Gables

Date: September 17, 2022

We’re entering the season of crisp air, carved pumpkins, and the smells of spices! In Salem, October is the peak season of our year and we look forward to being...

Naturalization at The Gables

Date: September 12, 2022

On September 27, 2022, you’re invited to join us in celebration of our community members taking their pledge of allegiance and becoming US citizens. The House of the Seven Gables...

Rising Ground Water Levels and Basement Flooding

Date: September 8, 2022

Rising sea levels affect more than just ocean elevations. Because saltwater is denser than freshwater, it will flow under existing groundwater reserves, which will then rise as the freshwater is...

Climate Change at The Gables – Rising Sea Levels

Date: September 1, 2022

Due to our vulnerable location on Salem Harbor, rising sea levels and climate change challenges have always been of great concern to The Gables. The Massachusetts Coast Flood Risk Model...

The House of the Seven Gables Receives Mass Cultural Council Grant  

Date: August 30, 2022

The House of the Seven Gables Receives Mass Cultural Council Grant The House of the Seven Gables Settlement Association has been awarded a grant of $27,700 from the Mass Cultural...

Storms and Climate Change at The Gables

Date: August 27, 2022

In January 2022, waves crashed over our sea wall during a nor’easter and caused extensive damage to the seawall protecting our historic site. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)...

Heat and Humidity – Climate Change at The Gables

Date: August 24, 2022

In August 2021, the basement of the Nathaniel Hawthrone Birthplace flooded. The presence of standing water combined with high heat and humidity levels led to mold issues in the house...

50+ special places to explore in ‘Salem & Beyond’

Date: August 16, 2022

50+ special places to explore in ‘Salem & Beyond’ By Rae Francoeur SALEM — Salem has been called “New England’s treasure house” for good reason. There’s much to see and...

Sips by the Sea – Annual Fundraiser Party

Date: August 14, 2022

Sips by the Sea Meet Gables’ new director, win a trip to the Greek islands and take a moment to consider climate change’s impact on Salem’s historic gems at Gables’...