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!

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More about the Melopoiea event at The Gables!

Date: February 8, 2012

More information on the musicians and poets will be featured this week. Thank you for your virtual visit!

The Settlement House Scoop!

Date: February 6, 2012

  In November of 2011, The House of the Seven Gables (7 Gables) responded to a Request for Proposal by the Salem Public Schools’ Superintendent, Stephen Russell, Ed. D. to...

"New" rooms at the Gables

Date: February 1, 2012

Though The House of the Seven Gables is still the very same historic building, the inside exhibits are probably not as you last saw them! Curator, Alan Collachicco, has changed...

The House of the 7 Gables features fabrics!

Date: January 30, 2012

One thing you may or may not know about the 7 Gables’ Executive Director, Anita Blackaby, is that she is a masterful quilt-maker. Her gorgeous quilts have garnered attention, as...

The 7 Gables with your Sweetie!

Date: January 27, 2012

For some poetry today while you read our blog, please feel click HERE   MassPoetry will be partnering with The 7 Gables for an amazing event, February 21st at 7pm, a...

The Store!

Date: January 24, 2012

The 7 Gables’ onsite gift shop is filled with the most wonderful goodies for you, your family and friends…I, who write this blog, was blown away by a recent visit...

Snow at the Gables

Date: January 20, 2012

Salem FINALLY got some snow! Our first “real” snow of the winter season! It has been a great winter in New England – relatively mild and very dry, so we’ve...

New Hawthorne Birthplace House galleries

Date: January 18, 2012

Below are previews of two of the new galleries in the Hawthorne Birthplace House featuring personal effects of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s that have never been exhibited before! We are also very...

Seven Gables events

Date: January 16, 2012

We have been busily going through our photo archives (among other things) and have found some fabulous pictures from the past that we would like to share. As you may...

Calligraphy in the Hawthorne House

Date: January 13, 2012

Here are a few more photos to show the calligraphy being installed in the Hawthorne House! First the quotes were mapped out to size on paper: Then pencilled precisely in...