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What’s New in Preservation?

Date: June 10, 2022

The Nathaniel Hawthorne Birthplace is currently undergoing some carpentry repairs as water intrusions have rotted the end girt on the northeast wall. Our preservation team began investigating after noticing the...

A Farewell and A Welcome

Date: June 2, 2022

This month we say farewell to Kara McLaughlin, executive director of nine years. Kara has shown great commitment to the community at The Gables through her work to promote our...

Website Update Project – Coming Soon!

Date: May 24, 2022

The team at The House of the Seven Gables Settlement Association (The Gables) is honored to be selected by the Baker-Polito Administration, along with the Executive Office of Housing and...

In the Garden – May Edition

Date: May 18, 2022

Lilacs are a very important part of The Gables garden. We used to have many more than we have now, and they made a strong impression on our founder, Caroline...

News Release – The House of the Seven Gables Appoints Dakota Russell as Executive Director

Date: May 12, 2022

News Release – May 12, 2022 __________________________ The House of the Seven Gables Appoints Dakota Russell as Executive Director SALEM – Dakota Russell, a leader in the museum and historic...

What’s New in Settlement?

Date: May 10, 2022

This spring, we’ve hosted two of four Community Conversations on race equity. This season’s series is designed to engage community members in thoughtful and respectful conversation facilitated by Shawn Newton,...

What’s New in Preservation?

Date: May 3, 2022

In honor of National Preservation Month, we would like to share an update on the preservation department’s current work. Addressing the realities of human-made climate change requires two actions of...

In the Garden – April Edition

Date: April 28, 2022

Tulips are the centerpiece of our spring gardens. They usually bloom late April/early May, depending on the weather. The incredible team that designs and maintains our seaside gardens has planted...

Celebrating our Founder’s Birthday Month

Date: April 21, 2022

April is an auspicious month at The House of the Seven Gables. Our founder, Caroline Emmerton, was born on April 21, 1866, on Summer Street in Salem to George Emmerton...

Welcome Our New Director of Preservation Paul Wright

Date: April 14, 2022

Hi, my name is Paul Wright and I’m excited to be the new Director of Preservation and Maintenance here at The House of Seven Gables. My passion for preservation led...