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July 2019

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

17th Century Saturdays: July

July 6 @ 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Explore an American icon 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 trades,…

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18th century carpentry demonstration

Arts and Mysteries Revealed

July 6 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Uncover the secrets and techniques of trades, chores & crafts of the past. Historical trade demonstrations will vary each month. Arts and Mysteries revealed will be scheduled during North of Boston's 17th Century Saturdays. This special programming will be included with your admission to The Gables.

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Nathaniel Hawthorne Photo by Brady

Enduring Hawthorne: A Marathon Reading of “The House of the Seven Gables”

July 7 @ 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Salem Maritime National Historic Site will be hosting a marathon read of The House of the Seven Gables! Starting at 7:00 am on Sunday, July 7, and running until probably 7:00 pm (That’s a lot of 7s!), we will read The House of the Seven Gables from beginning to end with the help of many, many volunteers. Join us from the beginning or stop by to listen as the novel progresses. The Gables have an incredible selection of events and…

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August 2019

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

17th Century Saturdays: August

August 3 @ 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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18th century carpentry demonstration

Arts and Mysteries Revealed

August 3 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Uncover the secrets and techniques of trades, chores & crafts of the past. Historical trade demonstrations will vary each month. Arts and Mysteries revealed will be scheduled during North of Boston's 17th Century Saturdays. This special programming will be included with your admission to The Gables.

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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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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. Registration information and tickets will be available late spring 2019.…

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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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$10

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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