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September 2017

How did the Pequot Mills Strike of 1933 impact the American Labor Movement?

September 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 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 welcomes back Aviva Chomsky of Salem State University for a Community Conversation about the Pequot Mill Strike of 1933. Chomsky is a professor of history and coordinator of Latin American studies. She has been active in various movements, including Latin American solidarity initiatives and immigrants’ and workers’ rights issues” for her career. The Naumkeag Steam Cotton Company, popularly known as the Pequot Mill, gained national attention in 1933 when workers initiated a wildcat strike—a…

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Taste of The Gables

September 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 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 hosts its annual fundraiser and THE event of the year. Nestled in historic splendor, surrounded by award-winning gardens, and placed on the oceanfront lawn is the iconic BIG, white tent where you can enjoy the food and talents of over 25 local chefs and vendors who offer their sumptuous servings. Mingle with friends, artists, and authors, raise a paddle at our exciting live auction, or try your luck at the silent auction table, featuring…

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Life & Labor Over Four Centuries at The Gables

September 19, 2017
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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You are invited to explore Life and Labor over Centuries at The House of the Seven Gables in 2017. The Seven Lectures at Seven Gables series will welcome authors from around the country to speak on topics that relate to work and how it has impacted American culture. The popular Community Conversation series will open up dialogue about the impact of labor on modern American immigrants. Besides these signature programs, Gables staff will be offering themed tours, family programs, and…

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Naumkeag Steam Cotton Company Plant

Gendering Work: Mills, Homes, and Everywhere Else in the Industrial Era

September 23, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

*Please note this event is sold out. See details below for how to get onto the wait list. The House of the Seven Gables Settlement Association was founded to preserve the famed Turner-Ingersoll Mansion and to provide support services for newly arriving immigrants in 1910. Salem’s Point Neighborhood has long been one of enclaves for immigrant families. Elizabeth Duclos-Orsello will offer a walking tour of the Point neighborhood focusing on the work in the mills, small neighborhood business, and homes,…

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Slavery in the Sources

September 27, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

This workshop-style event will provide participants with the opportunity to work with several different kinds of primary resources and hands-on activities to understand slavery. Led by Bethany Jay, co-editor of Understanding and Teaching American Slavery, archivists/educators Andrea Cronin and Zoe Quinn, and museum educator Lindsay Randall, participants will examine dynamic primary resources and discuss how they add to our understanding of the institution of slavery. Free and open to the public. To reserve your spot for this workshop please CLICK…

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October 2017

Wicked Wednesdays at The Gables

October 4, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 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 is part of Salem’s brand new Wicked Wednesdays program. Families are encouraged to check out Salem on select Wednesday evenings in October and enjoy great deals and special programs. At The Gables, the Family Navigation Game will be offered during regular operating hours and included with admission to the site. Families will be given all of the tools they need to explore the grounds of our National Historic Landmark District and learn about architecture…

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17th Century Saturdays at The House of the Seven Gables

October 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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During 17th Century Saturdays at The House of the Seven Gables, you’ll be able to immerse yourself in four centuries of history at our National Historic Landmark District site. Enjoy a guided tour of the famed House of the Seven Gables followed by a Living History Lab in the 1682 Hooper-Hathaway House. Our Museum Store is located in the c. 1655 Retire Beckett House—thought to be one of Salem’s oldest homes. Enjoy an audio tour or just a quiet stroll…

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Wicked Wednesdays at The Gables

October 11, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 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 is part of Salem’s brand new Wicked Wednesdays program. Families are encouraged to check out Salem on select Wednesday evenings in October and enjoy great deals and special programs. At The Gables, the Family Navigation Game will be offered during regular operating hours and included with admission to the site. Families will be given all of the tools they need to explore the grounds of our National Historic Landmark District and learn about architecture…

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Wicked Wednesdays at The Gables

October 18, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 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 is part of Salem’s brand new Wicked Wednesdays program. Families are encouraged to check out Salem on select Wednesday evenings in October and enjoy great deals and special programs. At The Gables, the Family Navigation Game will be offered during regular operating hours and included with admission to the site. Families will be given all of the tools they need to explore the grounds of our National Historic Landmark District and learn about architecture…

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Wicked Wednesdays at The Gables

October 25, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 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 is part of Salem’s brand new Wicked Wednesdays program. Families are encouraged to check out Salem on select Wednesday evenings in October and enjoy great deals and special programs. At The Gables, the Family Navigation Game will be offered during regular operating hours and included with admission to the site. Families will be given all of the tools they need to explore the grounds of our National Historic Landmark District and learn about architecture…

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