No matter what community you are from, you share a sense of place or identity with those in your circle. The House of the Seven Gables has been a center of Salem’s community for over a century – sharing a rich history with visitors from around the globe and providing educational resources for people in Greater Salem. In 2022, our organization will explore what it means to build community via a series of special programs and events.
Salem Women's History Day at The House of the Seven Gables
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The House of the Seven Gables will be commemorating Salem Women’s History Day in partnership with other Salem organizations. Join our staff for a tour focusing on the roles that women have played on the property over four centuries. Two free lectures will be available. Dina Vargo, author of the Wild Women of Boston will...
Salem Women's History Day at The Gables
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The House of the Seven Gables will commemorate Salem Women’s History Day with a special women’s history tour and two lectures focusing on the role of women in preservation. All events are free for members and Salem residents. Regular admission for the general public includes a tour and admission to both lectures. Space is limited...
Salem Women's History Day at The Gables
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The House of the Seven Gables will commemorate Salem Women’s History Day by sharing the hidden histories of women at our site and around the region. All events are free for members and Salem residents. Regular admission for the general public includes a tour and admission to the lecture. Space is limited for all events....
Sold Out: The Life and Work of Lydia Pinkham
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
This event is sold out. Registered attendees: please check your email for Zoom login information. A reminder will be sent out before the lecture on July 1. ———– Local historian Irene Axelrod will share the incredible tale of the life of Lydia Pinkham and her role as an international enterprising woman. Irene will be presenting...
Salem Women's History Day
All Day Event
Details are here for the Salem Women’s History Day community partnership, taking place on and around Sunday, March 28. Salem Women’s History Day has been happening for over a decade in Salem and our community is delighted to bring back programming in 2021. We encourage everyone to add to the conversation on social media by...
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Go to The Gables. Go Directly to The Gables for our inaugural MONOPOLY Tournament. Did you know that the precursor to MONOPOLY was called “The Landlords’ Game” and was created by Elizabeth Magie? Join us for some competitive fun with the Parker Bros. classic board game. Fun for all and prizes for select winners! All...
The Monopolists - Online Lecture
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
MONOPOLY, one of the best-selling board games of all time, was a product of Parker Brothers, a long-time Salem institution. Join author Mary Pilon for a look at the social history of the game, learn who inspired the original version, and find out why this game remains a timeless classic. Cost: Free for Gables members;...
Virtual Lecture - "The Women of The House of the Seven Gables and their Community"
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The House of the Seven Gables board member Robin Woodman is presenting a lecture entitled “The Woman of The House of the Seven Gables and their Community" in celebration of Salem's Woman's History Day.
Special Tours at The Gables
11:30 am - 4:30 pm
In honor of Caroline Emmerton's birthday, The House of the Seven Gables will be offering two specialty tours. Tours of The Turner-Ingersoll Mansion run approximately 45 minutes long. Our newly revamped Women's History Tour will run at 11:30AM and 3:30PM.
Trails and Sails Event: Women's History Tour of The Gables
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
From the Indigenous women who worked the land to our organization’s founder, women have always been a part of the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion’s history, but not always given the spotlight they deserve. Tours will be offered twice on September 22nd. Tickets are free as part of Trails and Sails, but registration is required.