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August 2019

Caribbean Connections Celebration

August 8 @ 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Celebrate a summer of achievement with the newest students in the Salem Public Schools. After 5 weeks of adventures and stories, these young Salemites are ready to better share Salem’s hidden connection with the Caribbean and other parts of the world. To learn more about our Caribbean Connections program, click here.   

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$10

The Emerald Diamond: The Influence and Role of the Irish on Baseball’s Development

August 13 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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From the Irish immigrants of the nineteenth century to the women of the World War II era to the array of international talent today, the players on the baseball diamond have been a representation of Americans since the early days of “America’s pastime.” Brian Sheehy, captain of the Essex Base Ball Organization will talk about the Irish and their roles and influences in the growth of baseball in the 19th century. Register Now >> Members: Free Non-Members: $10.00 To reserve your…

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September 2019

Exterior view of the Hooper Hathaway House with water well in front on a sunny day.

17th Century Saturdays: September

September 7 @ 10:00 AM - 7:00 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 Pop! Goes The Gables. Check out the offerings for our new Arts and Mysteries Revealed on first Saturdays. Uncover the secrets and techniques of…

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Why Comics? From Underground to Everywhere

September 12 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Today Wonder Woman is a globally recognized character and brand. Her character was developed in the Golden Age of Comic Books (c.1930-1950) by William Moulton Marston, a psychologist from Saugus, Massachusetts. In Comics Cavalcade #1, published in December of 1942, Wonder Woman and Steve Trevor foil a group of Nazi saboteurs who seek to destroy The House of the Seven Gables. In the course of the adventure, she uses the secret staircase to surprise her foes. In those early days,…

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Save the Date: Taste of The Gables

September 15 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Want to know why we feel lucky this year? It's the 7th Anniversary of Taste of The Gables! Mingle with friends and sample delicious offerings from over 20 chefs and vendors. Raise a paddle at our thrilling live auction or try your luck at the silent auction, featuring unique experiences and items. Enjoy sensational musical and magical entertainment. Support our mission to be a welcoming, thriving, historic site and community resource that engages people of all backgrounds in our inclusive…

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Naturalization Ceremony

September 17 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 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 Settlement Association in collaboration with USCIS will host a Naturalization Ceremony for new Americans from the region.  This date will culminate the journeys and many roads traveled by these hopeful individuals to officially be ‘named’ Americans; a moment when pride and excitement are palpable. Our Founder’s, Caroline Emmerton, philanthropic nature led her to our Settlement mission supporting and educating new American’s over 100 years ago.  We continue to support our new Americans today through…

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Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

September 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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The Gables Settlement hosts the Salem Latino Leadership Coalition to celebrate the culture, heritage, and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans in our community.   Additional details and a link to RSVP will be posted early summer 2019. Please contact Elsabel at 978-306-7001 or erincon@7gables.org with any questions.

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October 2019

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Secure the Shadow: Victorian Spirit and Post-Mortem Photography

October 2 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Early photography had a magical quality, even for those who understood the science behind it. For many in the nineteenth century, the relationship between science and the supernatural was unclear. Sympathetic photographers and charlatans set up a brisk business "securing the shadow," memorializing deceased loved ones or producing images purported to be from beyond the grave. Join local historian Bethany Groff Dorau for illustrated exploration of Victorian photography from the moment of death and beyond. Members: Free Non-Members: $10.00 To…

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Member Exclusive: A Day in Concord

October 5
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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We love Hawthorne’s Salem, but let’s not forget about Hawthorne’s Concord! Join us for a full-day excursion to Concord, MA and retrace some of this historic town’s literary footsteps. Please contact Allison at 978-306-7005 or afrench@7gables.org for more details. Registration information will be posted summer 2019. There will be a nominal cost for this event. **This event is exclusively for members of The House of the Seven Gables. We invite you to join us!

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Exterior view of the Hooper Hathaway House with water well in front on a sunny day.

17th Century Saturdays: October

October 5 @ 10:00 AM - 7:00 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 Pop! Goes The Gables. Check out the offerings for our new Arts and Mysteries Revealed on first Saturdays. Uncover the secrets and techniques of…

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