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February 2021

$10

Virtual Tour Package

February 22
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 22 of the month, repeating until December 21, 2021

An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Monday, repeating until February 22, 2021

Online, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Not ready to visit The Gables in person? Join us online! We're offering a virtual tour package. You can tour the house from the coziness of home and without the crowds. The package includes a pre-recorded guided tour of the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion and a BRAND NEW 3-D tour! This tour allows you to explore one of the oldest homes in North America at your own pace. The $10 package supports our mission to be a welcoming, thriving historic site. Gables…

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Salem as an Inspiration

February 23 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Internationally acclaimed author Brunonia Barry will talk about how The Gables, Salem, and Essex County have inspired her best-selling novels. From writing under the wisteria arbor to strolls on Chestnut Street, you'll learn the backstories of the famed books and about the steps to craft a novel about a real place. Registration is free but donations to support The House of the Seven Gables are appreciated. >> Click here to register <<       What's the Story? Stories are…

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March 2021

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Winter Online Book Club

March 11 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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The House of the Seven Gables will host two online book clubs - encouraging you to cozy up this winter with a good read. The March Book Club selections are from A Wonderbook for Girls and Boys, which includes the tales The Gorgon's Head, The Golden Touch, and Paradise of Children. Both titles are available for curbside pickup from our Museum Store. Email ephilbrook@7gables.org to arrange your purchase. >>Click here to register<<   We encourage you to become a member today: https://7gables.org/shop/membership.

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Member-Exclusive: Decolonizing The Gables

March 13 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Reservations will be available >>HERE<< on March 1, 2021 for this member-exclusive program. Learn about how a graduate capstone project is helping Gables staff to share local indigenous history. There are two sessions available: 1:00 and 2:30 p.m. All in-person programming takes place in small groups as set by local and state COVID-19 guidelines. The House of the Seven Gables has upgraded HVAC systems with HEPA filtration. Face coverings will be required for the duration of all in-person events. This…

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$10

Virtual Tour Package

March 21
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 21 of the month, repeating until December 21, 2021

An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Monday, repeating until February 22, 2021

Online, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Not ready to visit The Gables in person? Join us online! We're offering a virtual tour package. You can tour the house from the coziness of home and without the crowds. The package includes a pre-recorded guided tour of the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion and a BRAND NEW 3-D tour! This tour allows you to explore one of the oldest homes in North America at your own pace. The $10 package supports our mission to be a welcoming, thriving historic site. Gables…

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Free
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Community Conversation: New Immigrants and Refugee Visions Film and Discussion Event

March 24 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Online, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join us for two unique films made by immigrants, about immigrants in partnership with Community Supported Film. New Immigrant and Refugee Visions is a collection of documentary films by and about new immigrants and refugees. The stories produced provide a unique insider perspective on the integration challenges faced by immigrants and the contributions they make to our culture, economy, and social fabric. Films to be announced when speakers are confirmed in early winter 2021. Each film is ten minutes long…

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Salem Women’s History Day

March 28
Online, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Save-the-date for a variety of programming from Salem's museums and cultural sites. Participants and events will be confirmed in late winter 2021.

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Colonial Classics – A Food Demonstration with The House of the Seven Gables

March 31 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Online, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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The kitchen might be modern, but the recipes are colonial classics. Virtually join our staff in the cafe kitchen for a lesson about colonial foodways while you watch us prep and cook a sweet treat inspired by seventeenth-century recipes. >> Click here to register for a Zoom link << What's The Story? Stories are at the core of what we do at The House of the Seven Gables. They are not just a part of our past, but also our…

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April 2021

$14.99
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Passages of The Past Audio Tour

April 1
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 1 of the month, repeating until November 1, 2021

Experience a more personal history of Salem from the perspectives of the people who don’t make it into the history books. From enslaved people to indentured servants to immigrants fleeing war and looking for opportunity the Derby St. Neighborhood has been a backbone of Salem since its earliest days. Your purchase of the audio tour supports The House of the Seven Gables and Intramersive - a local creative and theatrical organization. Your purchase of the audio tour supports The House…

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Hawthorne’s Shadow Audio Tour

April 1
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 1 of the month, repeating until November 1, 2021

Intended for the true Hawthorne fan and the just curious alike, tour through Salem, guided by Nathaniel Hawthorne, sharing his stories, his inspirations, and the many ghosts of Salem. Encounter the characters he created along the way that have endured in American culture for centuries, and perhaps discuss them with the muse of his psyche. Enter the mind of one of America’s most prolific gothic writers for a thought experiment that will explore the history, haunting, and magic of Salem.…

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