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The House of the Seven Gables

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Upcoming Events

June 2021

Free
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Singular Characters: Hawthorne and Thoreau

June 30 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Online, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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In this 50-minute online program, living history performers Richard Smith and Rob Velella will explore the relationship of Henry David Thoreau and Nathaniel Hawthorne using their original words to convey their thoughts on their 19th-century world, their contemporaries like Alcott and Emerson, and one another. This living history program, which premiered at the Thoreau Society Annual Gathering in 2014, gleans directly from letters, journals, speeches, and other writing to bring listeners back to New England of the mid-1800s. A question…

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July 2021

Free
Flower garden located on the side of the House of the Seven Gables.

Member-Exclusive: Historic Grounds Tour

July 7 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join us as we premiere our newly developed Historic Grounds Tour – one of a series of specialized tours currently in the works at The House of the Seven Gables. Our Community Engagement Director, Julie Arrison-Bishop, will take you on a stroll through the lesser-known history of our gardens and grounds. Learn about the original layout of the site through archival images and maps, then delve into Nathaniel Hawthorne’s novel through his depictions of the fictional Pyncheon gardens. The tour…

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$14.99
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Passages of The Past Audio Tour

July 15
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 15 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. Thank you to the Salem Cultural Council for supporting…

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$14.99
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Hawthorne’s Shadow Audio Tour

July 15
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 15 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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August 2021

$14.99
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Passages of The Past Audio Tour

August 15
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 15 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. Thank you to the Salem Cultural Council for supporting…

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$14.99
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Hawthorne’s Shadow Audio Tour

August 15
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 15 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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September 2021

Annual Fundraiser

September 11 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Save-the-date for the tastiest fundraiser in Salem which will be held on September 11 or September 12

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$14.99
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Passages of The Past Audio Tour

September 15
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 15 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. Thank you to the Salem Cultural Council for supporting…

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Free
The gardens and grounds at The House of the Seven Gables Museum Campus

Trails and Sails: Historic Grounds Tour

September 22 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join us for our newly developed historic grounds tour – one of a series of specialized tours currently in the works at The House of the Seven Gables. Take a stroll through the lesser-known history of our gardens and grounds. Learn about the original layout of the site through archival images and maps, then delve into Nathaniel Hawthorne’s novel through his depictions of the fictional Pyncheon gardens. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT. WALK-INS WILL NOT BE ACCOMMODATED. This event…

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Free
A collage of images for the New Immigrant and Refugee Visions Film and Conversation Series

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

September 22 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Online, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Tentative Date (as of 12/27/20) 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…

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October 2021

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The House of the Seven Gables with Ben Wickey

October 1 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Ben Wickey was inspired to create a stop-action animated version of the famed novel for his CalArts graduate project in 2018. Join us for a private viewing of the new take on an old classic and for a Q&A with the filmmaker. The official date of this program is to be determined. Once finalized, a link for registration and more details will be posted. >> Click here to watch the official trailer <<     What's The Story? Stories are…

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$14.99
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Passages of The Past Audio Tour

October 15
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 15 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. Thank you to the Salem Cultural Council for supporting…

Find out more »
$14.99
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Hawthorne’s Shadow Audio Tour

October 15
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 15 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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November 2021

$20
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MONOPOLY Tournament

November 14 @ 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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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 proceeds from this event will support The Gables' mission. Schedule of Events: Adult Tournament (up to 64 players) 9:00 a.m. - Adult Registration/Check-in 9:30 a.m.…

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The Monopolists

November 27 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Online, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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MONOPOLY, one of the best-selling board games of all times, 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. Registration for this event will open in June 2021.   What's The Story? Stories are at the core of what we do at The House of the Seven Gables. They…

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