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July 2018

Free

The History of the Salem Black Picnic

July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join Dr. Kabria Baumgartner and local community leaders on an engaging Community Conversation on the History of the Salem Black Picnic, also known as “Negro Election Day." The earliest mention of this event in Salem is from diary entry of May 27, 1741 where it is referred to as “Negro Hallowday”. This event, which is still commemorated today, marks a celebratory occasion where members of the African American Community from across the region come together and has special significance for…

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August 2018

Salem Heritage Days at The Gables

August 3 - August 12

During Salem Heritage Days, we will be offering various programs that highlight 350 years of history at the museum. Activities and programs change daily. Click here for rates, hours, and details to plan your visit. For more information about events around the city, please visit www.salem.org. Events included with admission include (click on links for details): Daily: Living History Labs Daily: Family Navigation Game August 5: Sea Shanties & A Colonial Sailor's Life August 11: Working Horn Trade Demonstration Special events…

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17th Century Saturdays: August

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Celebrate 350 years of stories during 17th Century Saturdays at The House of the Seven Gables. Activities include guided tours of the 1668 Turner-Ingersoll Mansion, Living History Labs in the 1682 Hooper-Hathaway House, and unique shopping in the Museum Store, located in the c.1655 Retire Beckett House. Take in the architecture, seaside views, and the annual exhibit about how we know what we know about The Gables. Members: Free Guided tours: $15.00 For more information about 17th Century Saturday events…

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September 2018

17th Century Saturdays: September

September 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrate 350 years of stories during 17th Century Saturdays at The House of the Seven Gables. Activities include guided tours of the 1668 Turner-Ingersoll Mansion, Living History Labs in the 1682 Hooper-Hathaway House, and unique shopping in the Museum Store, located in the c.1655 Retire Beckett House. Take in the architecture, seaside views, and the annual exhibit about how we know what we know about The Gables. Members: Free Guided tours: $15.00 For more information about 17th Century Saturday events…

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Taste of the Gables

September 16 @ 3:50 pm - 8:00 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join us for our 350th gala fundraiser, Taste of the Gables! All details and a link for tickets can be found here: https://7gables.org/taste-of-the-gables.

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Paint Analysis at The Gables

Layers of Paint, Layers of History

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Christine Thomson is a local conservator whose specialty is paint analysis. This scientific technique is used in historic buildings to help with restoration work and to share better historical information with staff and visitors alike. Ms. Thomson will talk about the importance and techniques of paint analysis and share her 2016 research findings from The House of the Seven Gables. In 2018, The Gables celebrates its 350th anniversary and this talk is complementary to the exhibit These Walls Do Talk,…

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October 2018

Relax and Restore in our unique garden setting

17th Century Saturdays: October

October 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Celebrate 350 years of stories during 17th Century Saturdays at The House of the Seven Gables. Activities include guided tours of the 1668 Turner-Ingersoll Mansion, Living History Labs in the 1682 Hooper-Hathaway House, and unique shopping in the Museum Store, located in the c.1655 Retire Beckett House. Take in the architecture, seaside views, and the annual exhibit about how we know what we know about The Gables. Members: Free Guided Tours: $15.00 For more information about 17th Century Saturday events…

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