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What’s new in preservation? Solving the dry rot mystery.

Date: November 26, 2022

Moisture in attics is a common concern for historic property owners. The interplay of warm interior air rising to meet cold attic framing can create all kinds of headaches, from...

The House of the Seven Gables Offers Ukrainian Engagement Series

Date: October 27, 2022

SALEM, Mass. — The House of the Seven Gables Settlement Association and Dobro New England will hold a Petrykivka Paint and Sip workshop on Sunday, November 6 at 2 p.m....

Why Should You Become a Member of The Gables?

Date: October 17, 2022

With a membership to The House of the Seven Gables, you can become a member of our vibrant community and connect with a rich history and a diverse network of...

What’s New in Preservation: Counting House Updates

Date: October 10, 2022

Inside the Counting House, we are creating some brand-new activities for kids! Illustrations of 12-year-old Ebenezer Ingersoll, a onetime resident of The House of the Seven Gables, will guide visitors...

A Naturalization Ceremony at The Gables

Date: October 3, 2022

Every year The House of the Seven Gables hosts a naturalization ceremony as part of our support for the immigrant community. On Tuesday, September 27, we welcomed 42 new citizens...

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...