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January 2020

Free

Welcome Home Beverly

January 26 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 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 will be welcoming residents to be a part of community tours of the famed Turner-Ingersoll mansion. Free guided tours will be available with a valid i.d. Tour times vary throughout the day. Our family-friendly Living History Labs will take place from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Free for Beverly residents with valid i.d. For more information, call 978-306-7003. Other Welcome Home Days include: 1/19: Cape Ann 1/26: Beverly 2/2: Hamilton-Wenham 2/9: Ipswich 2/23: Tri-Town…

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February 2020

Free
Snow covering the House of the Seven Gables in the winter of 2015.

Welcome Home Hamilton-Wenham

February 2 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 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 will be welcoming residents to be a part of community tours of the famed Turner-Ingersoll mansion. Free guided tours will be available with a valid i.d. Tour times vary throughout the day. Our family-friendly Living History Labs will take place from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Free for Hamilton-Wenham residents with valid i.d. For more information, call 978-306-7003. Other Welcome Home Days include: 1/19: Cape Ann 1/26: Beverly 2/2: Hamilton-Wenham 2/9: Ipswich 2/23: Tri-Town…

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$10
Students and teacher at The Immigrant Learning Center in Malden

The Founding of the Immigrant Learning Center

February 4 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Diane Portnoy is the founder and CEO of The Immigrant Learning Center, Inc. in Malden, MA as well as the author of Immigrant Struggles, Immigrant Gifts. Ms. Portnoy will talk about the founding of her organization that now serves hundreds of local immigrants and refugees in the Greater Boston area. She'll be sharing her career highlights, challenges, and her own story of becoming a US Citizen. $10; Free for Gables' members. Click here to get tickets. Enterprising Women: The 19th…

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Free

Salem’s So Sweet

February 8
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Celebrate Salem’s So Sweet at The House of the Seven Gables with a day of festive events. Ice Sculpture Viewing: Sculptures will be installed around Salem through the day on February 8. Check out Salem Main Streets for all of the details. Free Grounds Passes: Download our audio tour and enjoy a stroll around our snowy grounds or pop into our Museum Store for a last-minute gift for your Valentine. Free. (10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) Family Valentine Crafts: Join…

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Free
Winter image of The House of the Seven Gables

Welcome Home Ipswich

February 9 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 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 will be welcoming residents to be a part of community tours of the famed Turner-Ingersoll mansion. Free guided tours will be available with a valid i.d. Tour times vary throughout the day. Our family-friendly Living History Labs will take place from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Free for Ipswich residents with valid i.d. For more information, call 978-306-7003. Other Welcome Home Days include: 1/19: Cape Ann 1/26: Beverly 2/2: Hamilton-Wenham 2/9: Ipswich 2/23: Tri-Town…

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Man talking with family at the Living History lab at the House of the Seven Gables.

February Vacation Fun: Constructing History

February 15 - February 23
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Come in out of the cold and explore how they built houses in Colonial Massachusetts at The House of the Seven Gables. What worked best? What failed? How did they learn from their mistakes? Put on your thinking cap AND hard hat as you… - Learn about the tools of the trade and which materials they used most. - Experiment with different construction techniques at each of our hands-on stations using popular building toys. - Fold and decorate your own…

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The House of the Seven Gables after a snowstorm - exterior image

Welcome Home Tri-Town

February 23 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 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 will be welcoming residents to be a part of community tours of the famed Turner-Ingersoll mansion. Free guided tours will be available with a valid i.d. Tour times vary throughout the day. Our family-friendly Living History Labs will take place from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Free for Boxford, Middleton, and Topsfield residents with valid i.d. For more information, call 978-306-7003. Other Welcome Home Days include: 1/19: Cape Ann 1/26: Beverly 2/2: Hamilton-Wenham 2/9:…

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March 2020

Winter image of The House of the Seven Gables

Welcome Home Danvers

March 1 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 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 will be welcoming residents to be a part of community tours of the famed Turner-Ingersoll mansion. Free guided tours will be available with a valid i.d. Tour times vary throughout the day. Our family-friendly Living History Labs will take place from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Free for Danvers residents with valid i.d. For more information, call 978-306-7003. Other Welcome Home Days include: 1/19: Cape Ann 1/26: Beverly 2/2: Hamilton-Wenham 2/9: Ipswich 2/23: Tri-Town…

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Welcome Home Peabody

March 8 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 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 will be welcoming residents to be a part of community tours of the famed Turner-Ingersoll mansion. Free guided tours will be available with a valid i.d. Tour times vary throughout the day. Our family-friendly Living History Labs will take place from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Free for Peabody residents with valid i.d. For more information, call 978-306-7003. Other Welcome Home Days include: 1/19: Cape Ann 1/26: Beverly 2/2: Hamilton-Wenham 2/9: Ipswich 2/23: Tri-Town…

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$10
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The Life and Work of Lydia Pinkham

March 11 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Local historian Irene Axelrod will share the incredible tale of the life of Lydia Pinkham and her role as an international enterprising woman. $10; Free for Gables' members. Click here to get tickets. Enterprising Women: The 19th Amendment to the Constitution guarantees and protects a woman’s right to vote. To honor the 100th anniversary of this historic milestone, The House of the Seven Gables will celebrate the enterprising spirit of women and their continuing impact with a year of special…

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The exterior of the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion with American flag

Welcome Home Swampscott

March 15 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 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 will be welcoming residents to be a part of community tours of the famed Turner-Ingersoll mansion. Free guided tours will be available with a valid i.d. Tour times vary throughout the day. Our family-friendly Living History Labs will take place from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Free for Swampscott residents with valid i.d. For more information, call 978-306-7003. Other Welcome Home Days include: 1/19: Cape Ann 1/26: Beverly 2/2: Hamilton-Wenham 2/9: Ipswich 2/23: Tri-Town…

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The exterior of the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion

Welcome Home Lynn/Nahant

March 22 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 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 will be welcoming residents to be a part of community tours of the famed Turner-Ingersoll mansion. Free guided tours will be available with a valid i.d. Tour times vary throughout the day. Our family-friendly Living History Labs will take place from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Free for Lynn and Nahant residents with valid i.d. For more information, call 978-306-7003. Other Welcome Home Days include: 1/19: Cape Ann 1/26: Beverly 2/2: Hamilton-Wenham 2/9: Ipswich…

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

New Immigrants and Refugee Visions Film and Community Conversation Series

March 25 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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New Immigrant and Refugee Visions is a collection of documentary films by and about new immigrants in the United States. Their stories provide a unique insider perspective on the integration challenges faced by immigrants and the contributions they make to the culture, economy and social fabric of the United States. Join us to see these 10 unique films made by 10 immigrants. Each film will be followed by a community conversation about a variety of topics related to immigration. Schedule…

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$10.00
Caroline Emmerton solo photograph

Salem Women’s History Day

March 29 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join lead interpreter and author of the book, “Caroline Emmerton: An Unbounded Vision,” David Moffat, for a special lecture, “Caroline Emmerton: A Woman of Letters.” Inspired both by his research for the 2016 exhibit at The House of the Seven Gables and the archival collection of Emmerton’s letters, Mr. Moffat’s lecture will highlight an impressive side of Caroline Emmerton, founder of The House of the Seven Gables Settlement Association. This event is free for Gables members and Salem residents. $10…

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April 2020

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

New Immigrants and Refugee Visions Film and Community Conversation Series

April 15 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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New Immigrant and Refugee Visions is a collection of documentary films by and about new immigrants in the United States. Their stories provide a unique insider perspective on the integration challenges faced by immigrants and the contributions they make to the culture, economy and social fabric of the United States. Join us to see these 10 unique films made by 10 immigrants. Each film will be followed by a community conversation about a variety of topics related to immigration. Schedule…

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Caroline Emmerton is standing talking to children as they write around a table in the House of the Seven Gables.

April Vacation Adventure: Miss Emmerton’s Settlement House

April 18 - April 26
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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In 1916, Caroline Emmerton’s Settlement House served the immigrant families living in the neighborhood of the museum. The children often attended classes that taught household and industrial skills like cooking, woodworking, sewing, and gardening. Join us April 18 – 26 from 11:00 to 3:00 for our Living History Labs, featuring hands-on activities based on Settlement House programs of the early 20th century. Play both scientist and historian in ‘lab experiments’ where you practice your sewing, work on your paper folding…

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Happy Birthday, Miss Emmerton

April 21
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join Caroline Emmerton on her birthday as she oversees hands-on activities based on her early Settlement programs. Chat about her thoughts on restoring the House of the Seven Gables in 1910 and her vision for the organization's "future". Ongoing 10:00-12:00 & 1:00-3:00.

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The historic John Proctor House in Peabody

Member Exclusive: Tour the John Proctor House

April 25 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us for a special tour of the privately-owned John Proctor House in Peabody, MA and see this "infamous" first-period home up close and personal. This event is exclusively for members of The House of the Seven Gables. You are invited to join us or to learn more about the benefits of membership by clicking here.  

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May 2020

Salem Ancestry Days

Salem Ancestry Days: Family Reunion

May 1 - May 4
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Are you a Turner or Ingersoll? Hawthorne or Emmerton? Maybe even an Upton? If you are connected by family lines to our story at The House of the Seven Gables, we would love to meet you. Join during Salem Ancestry Days. We'll ask you to fill out a short form and bring along any special pictures or stories you'd like to share. You and a guest are then welcome to join us for a guided tour to learn more about…

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$10
A primer with cursive writing

Salem Ancestry Days: Kids and Cursive

May 1 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Until recently, the preferred penmanship was cursive writing. If you'd like to look back through your family's history, wouldn't it be nice to be able to read it all? Would you like to know what people 100 years ago were writing? Join us for a kid-friendly cursive writing workshop! Free for members; $10 non-member family (up to three children 12 and under)

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

New Immigrants and Refugee Visions Film and Community Conversation Series

May 6 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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New Immigrant and Refugee Visions is a collection of documentary films by and about new immigrants in the United States. Their stories provide a unique insider perspective on the integration challenges faced by immigrants and the contributions they make to the culture, economy and social fabric of the United States. Join us to see these 10 unique films made by 10 immigrants. Each film will be followed by a community conversation about a variety of topics related to immigration. Schedule…

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Memorial Day

May 25
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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As a thank you for service to our country, The House of the Seven Gables is pleased to offer free admission for veterans with military ID on Memorial Day. Active military families receive the military discount with ID during regular operating hours for guided tours. Please contact Dan at 978-306-7012 or info@7gables.org with any questions.

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June 2020

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

17th Century Saturdays – June

June 6
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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On June 6, The Gables will be offering free garden passes as part of a region-wide open house. The garden pass allows visitors to explore the seaside gardens, learn about the National Historic Landmark District with the UniGuide app, participate in a Living History Lab at the 1682 Hooper-Hathaway House, and wander through the c.1655 Becket House, now home to our Museum Store. Each month will feature a unique hands-on history demonstration between 10:00-4:00. Guided tours of The Gables are…

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

New Immigrants and Refugee Visions Film and Community Conversation Series

June 10 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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New Immigrant and Refugee Visions is a collection of documentary films by and about new immigrants in the United States. Their stories provide a unique insider perspective on the integration challenges faced by immigrants and the contributions they make to the culture, economy and social fabric of the United States. Join us to see these 10 unique films made by 10 immigrants. Each film will be followed by a community conversation about a variety of topics related to immigration. Schedule…

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$15

Member Exclusive: Seaside Soiree

June 11 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Enjoy an evening of wine, cheese, and mingling with members on our seaside lawn and experience the new improved tour of the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion. $15 per person. Registration available spring 2020.

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Adults and children posing on the seaside lawn at The House of the Seven Gables

ESL-Citizenship Year End Celebration

June 18 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Celebrate the end of another successful year for our ESL and Citizenship students! We'll be hosting an evening get together with refreshments, house tours, and more. Our Settlement Programs Manager will make remarks in honor of World Refugee Day on June 20. All are welcome! RSVP here.  

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July 2020

The entrance to the Museum Store | Retire Beckett House

17th Century Saturdays – July

July 11
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Check out our unique offerings during the region-wide 17th Century Saturdays events with Visit North of Boston. 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. Each month will feature a unique hands-on history demonstration between 10:00-4:00. All activities are included with general admission. For more information about 17th Century Saturday events around the region, please visit www.northofboston.org.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

July 11 @ 11:00 AM - July 12 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Guide holding up old artifacts for two children to see | Family Fun

Living History Labs

July 11 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Visitors play both historian and scientist as they explore the challenges and joys of "experimenting" with various labors of the past. Field notes will help to evaluate the experience and lead to a prize! Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

July 12 @ 11:00 AM - July 13 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Guide holding up old artifacts for two children to see | Family Fun

Living History Labs

July 12 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Visitors play both historian and scientist as they explore the challenges and joys of "experimenting" with various labors of the past. Field notes will help to evaluate the experience and lead to a prize! Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and included with paid admission.

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

New Immigrants and Refugee Visions Film and Community Conversation Series

July 15 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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New Immigrant and Refugee Visions is a collection of documentary films by and about new immigrants in the United States. Schedule for July 15: The Arranger One Haitian immigrant helps other newly arrived Haitian immigrants deal with all the practical aspects of life. Filmmaker: Wilson Thelimo Louis studied law in Haiti; he is a poet and activist immersed in Haitian literature, social issues and politics.  He emigrated from Haiti in 2016 and now lives in Hyde Park, MA. Borrowing Fire-…

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

July 18 @ 11:00 AM - July 19 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Guide holding up old artifacts for two children to see | Family Fun

Living History Labs

July 18 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Visitors play both historian and scientist as they explore the challenges and joys of "experimenting" with various labors of the past. Field notes will help to evaluate the experience and lead to a prize! Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

July 19 @ 11:00 AM - July 20 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Guide holding up old artifacts for two children to see | Family Fun

Living History Labs

July 19 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Visitors play both historian and scientist as they explore the challenges and joys of "experimenting" with various labors of the past. Field notes will help to evaluate the experience and lead to a prize! Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

July 25 @ 11:00 AM - July 26 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Guide holding up old artifacts for two children to see | Family Fun

Living History Labs

July 25 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Visitors play both historian and scientist as they explore the challenges and joys of "experimenting" with various labors of the past. Field notes will help to evaluate the experience and lead to a prize! Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

July 26 @ 11:00 AM - July 27 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Guide holding up old artifacts for two children to see | Family Fun

Living History Labs

July 26 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Visitors play both historian and scientist as they explore the challenges and joys of "experimenting" with various labors of the past. Field notes will help to evaluate the experience and lead to a prize! Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and included with paid admission.

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$10

Kate Allen and ‘The Line Tender’

July 30 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Heartbreaking but also filled with wit and hope, The Line Tender is the story of Lucy, the daughter of a marine biologist and a rescue diver, and the summer that changes her life. If she ever wants to lift the cloud of grief over her family and community, she must complete the research her late mother began. She must follow the sharks. We look forward to welcoming you to a book talk and signing with Kate Allen. Free for members,…

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August 2020

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

17th Century Saturdays – August

August 1
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Check out our unique offerings during the region-wide 17th Century Saturdays events with Visit North of Boston. Activities include guided tours of the 1668 Turner-Ingersoll Mansion, Living History Labs: Family Navigation Game in the 1682 Hooper-Hathaway House, and unique shopping in the Museum Store, located in the c.1655 Retire Beckett House. Each month will feature a unique hands-on history demonstration between 10:00-4:00. All activities are included with general admission. For more information about 17th Century Saturday events around the region,…

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A family explores the gardens at The House of the Seven Gables

Salem Heritage Days: Family Navigation Game

August 1 - August 9
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Families receive a packet of information from John Turner II, allowing them to navigate the property with a compass in hand. There is something to learn at each port that must be recorded in their ship’s log. Ongoing between 10:00-5:00. Included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

August 1 @ 11:00 AM - August 2 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Ship wheel in Kids Cove at The Gables

Living History Labs: Navigation Skills

August 1 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 9, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Do you know how ships found their way before GPS? Get your hands on some simple navigation activities and find out! Ongoing August 1 -2 and August 7-9 for Salem Heritage Days. 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

August 2 @ 11:00 AM - August 3 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Ship wheel in Kids Cove at The Gables

Living History Labs: Navigation Skills

August 2 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 9, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Do you know how ships found their way before GPS? Get your hands on some simple navigation activities and find out! Ongoing August 1 -2 and August 7-9 for Salem Heritage Days. 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Included with paid admission.

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Free
Camp students in a drum circle at The House of the Seven Gables

Caribbean Connections Celebration

August 6 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Save-the-date to celebrate the end of a summer of fun and learning with our newest group of Caribbean Connections students. All are welcome!

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Ship wheel in Kids Cove at The Gables

Living History Labs: Navigation Skills

August 7 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 9, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Do you know how ships found their way before GPS? Get your hands on some simple navigation activities and find out! Ongoing August 1 -2 and August 7-9 for Salem Heritage Days. 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

August 8 @ 11:00 AM - August 9 @ 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Ship wheel in Kids Cove at The Gables

Living History Labs: Navigation Skills

August 8 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 9, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Do you know how ships found their way before GPS? Get your hands on some simple navigation activities and find out! Ongoing August 1 -2 and August 7-9 for Salem Heritage Days. 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

August 9 @ 11:00 AM - August 10 @ 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Ship wheel in Kids Cove at The Gables

Living History Labs: Navigation Skills

August 9 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 9, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Do you know how ships found their way before GPS? Get your hands on some simple navigation activities and find out! Ongoing August 1 -2 and August 7-9 for Salem Heritage Days. 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Included with paid admission.

Find out more »
Living History Lab

Living History Lab

August 15 @ 11:00 AM - August 16 @ 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Guide holding up old artifacts for two children to see | Family Fun

Living History Labs

August 15 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Visitors play both historian and scientist as they explore the challenges and joys of "experimenting" with various labors of the past. Field notes will help to evaluate the experience and lead to a prize! Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

August 16 @ 11:00 AM - August 17 @ 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Guide holding up old artifacts for two children to see | Family Fun

Living History Labs

August 16 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Visitors play both historian and scientist as they explore the challenges and joys of "experimenting" with various labors of the past. Field notes will help to evaluate the experience and lead to a prize! Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

August 22 @ 11:00 AM - August 23 @ 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

Find out more »
Guide holding up old artifacts for two children to see | Family Fun

Living History Labs

August 22 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Visitors play both historian and scientist as they explore the challenges and joys of "experimenting" with various labors of the past. Field notes will help to evaluate the experience and lead to a prize! Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and included with paid admission.

Find out more »
Living History Lab

Living History Lab

August 23 @ 11:00 AM - August 24 @ 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

Find out more »
Guide holding up old artifacts for two children to see | Family Fun

Living History Labs

August 23 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Visitors play both historian and scientist as they explore the challenges and joys of "experimenting" with various labors of the past. Field notes will help to evaluate the experience and lead to a prize! Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and included with paid admission.

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$10

Strong Women of The Gables

August 26 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Susanna Ingersoll was a keen real estate maven when few business opportunities were available to women. Caroline Emmerton is credited with saving The House of the Seven Gables and providing important educational opportunities to Salem residents. Join Robin Woodman of Harvard University to learn about these strong women of our historic site. Registration available spring 2020. $10, Free for Gables' members. Click here to get tickets. Enterprising Women: The 19th Amendment to the Constitution guarantees and protects a woman’s right…

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

August 29 @ 11:00 AM - August 30 @ 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Guide holding up old artifacts for two children to see | Family Fun

Living History Labs

August 29 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Visitors play both historian and scientist as they explore the challenges and joys of "experimenting" with various labors of the past. Field notes will help to evaluate the experience and lead to a prize! Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and included with paid admission.

Find out more »
Living History Lab

Living History Lab

August 30 @ 11:00 AM - August 31 @ 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Guide holding up old artifacts for two children to see | Family Fun

Living History Labs

August 30 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Visitors play both historian and scientist as they explore the challenges and joys of "experimenting" with various labors of the past. Field notes will help to evaluate the experience and lead to a prize! Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and included with paid admission.

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September 2020

Great room of the Hooper Hathaway House

17th Century Saturdays – September

September 5
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Check out our unique offerings during the region-wide 17th Century Saturdays events with Visit North of Boston. 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. Each month will feature a unique hands-on history demonstration between 10:00-4:00. All activities are included with general admission. For more information about 17th Century Saturday events around the region, please visit www.northofboston.org.

Find out more »
Living History Lab

Living History Lab

September 5 @ 11:00 AM - September 6 @ 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Guide holding up old artifacts for two children to see | Family Fun

Living History Labs

September 5 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Visitors play both historian and scientist as they explore the challenges and joys of "experimenting" with various labors of the past. Field notes will help to evaluate the experience and lead to a prize! Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and included with paid admission.

Find out more »
Living History Lab

Living History Lab

September 6 @ 11:00 AM - September 7 @ 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Guide holding up old artifacts for two children to see | Family Fun

Living History Labs

September 6 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Visitors play both historian and scientist as they explore the challenges and joys of "experimenting" with various labors of the past. Field notes will help to evaluate the experience and lead to a prize! Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and included with paid admission.

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Free
ESL Citizenship Class

Fall ESL and Citizenship Registration Nights

September 8 @ 6:00 PM - September 10 @ 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 10, 2020 at 6:00 PM

Salem Academy Charter School, 45 Congress Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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SIGN UP NOW! More options and more flexibility to learn English. The House of the Seven Gables is offering FREE Adult ESL & Citizenship classes at: Salem Academy Charter School 45 Congress Street, Salem, MA Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. Walk-in registration welcome starting 9/8/20. CHILDCARE WILL BE PROVIDED For more information, contact: Elsabel Rincon: 978-306-7001 or erincon@7gables.org

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Free
ESL Citizenship Class

Fall ESL and Citizenship Registration Nights

September 10 @ 6:00 PM - September 12 @ 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 10, 2020 at 6:00 PM

Salem Academy Charter School, 45 Congress Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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SIGN UP NOW! More options and more flexibility to learn English. The House of the Seven Gables is offering FREE Adult ESL & Citizenship classes at: Salem Academy Charter School 45 Congress Street, Salem, MA Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. Walk-in registration welcome starting 9/8/20. CHILDCARE WILL BE PROVIDED For more information, contact: Elsabel Rincon: 978-306-7001 or erincon@7gables.org

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

September 12 @ 11:00 AM - September 13 @ 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Guide holding up old artifacts for two children to see | Family Fun

Living History Labs

September 12 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Visitors play both historian and scientist as they explore the challenges and joys of "experimenting" with various labors of the past. Field notes will help to evaluate the experience and lead to a prize! Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and included with paid admission.

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2018 Taste of The Gables attendees

Taste of the Gables

September 13 @ 12:00 AM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Save-the-date for our annual fun and fundraiser event!

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

September 13 @ 11:00 AM - September 14 @ 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

Find out more »
Guide holding up old artifacts for two children to see | Family Fun

Living History Labs

September 13 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Visitors play both historian and scientist as they explore the challenges and joys of "experimenting" with various labors of the past. Field notes will help to evaluate the experience and lead to a prize! Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and included with paid admission.

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$10

Councilwoman: Movie and Discussion

September 17 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Politicians aren’t often full-time hotel housekeepers, union members, grandmothers, and immigrants working service jobs. But Carmen Castillo changes that when she wins a seat on the City Council in Providence, Rhode Island. We'll have a showing of the documentary and a conversation about representation with filmmaker Margo Guersey and guests. $10, Free for Gables' members. Click here to get tickets. Enterprising Women: The 19th Amendment to the Constitution guarantees and protects a woman’s right to vote. To honor the 100th…

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Free

Trails and Sails: Women’s History Tour

September 19 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Limited space is available for this special tour of The House of the Seven Gables. Join us to learn all about the role that women have played on this property for over 350 years. Click here to register. Enterprising Women: The 19th Amendment to the Constitution guarantees and protects a woman’s right to vote. To honor the 100th anniversary of this historic milestone, The House of the Seven Gables will celebrate the enterprising spirit of women and their continuing impact…

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

September 19 @ 11:00 AM - September 20 @ 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

Find out more »
Guide holding up old artifacts for two children to see | Family Fun

Living History Labs

September 19 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Visitors play both historian and scientist as they explore the challenges and joys of "experimenting" with various labors of the past. Field notes will help to evaluate the experience and lead to a prize! Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and included with paid admission.

Find out more »
Living History Lab

Living History Lab

September 20 @ 11:00 AM - September 21 @ 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

Find out more »
Guide holding up old artifacts for two children to see | Family Fun

Living History Labs

September 20 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Visitors play both historian and scientist as they explore the challenges and joys of "experimenting" with various labors of the past. Field notes will help to evaluate the experience and lead to a prize! Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and included with paid admission.

Find out more »
Living History Lab

Living History Lab

September 26 @ 11:00 AM - September 27 @ 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

Find out more »
Guide holding up old artifacts for two children to see | Family Fun

Living History Labs

September 26 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Visitors play both historian and scientist as they explore the challenges and joys of "experimenting" with various labors of the past. Field notes will help to evaluate the experience and lead to a prize! Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and included with paid admission.

Find out more »
Living History Lab

Living History Lab

September 27 @ 11:00 AM - September 28 @ 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

Find out more »
Guide holding up old artifacts for two children to see | Family Fun

Living History Labs

September 27 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Visitors play both historian and scientist as they explore the challenges and joys of "experimenting" with various labors of the past. Field notes will help to evaluate the experience and lead to a prize! Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and included with paid admission.

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October 2020

The Hooper Hathaway House and Well out front of the house on a sunny day

17th Century Saturdays – October

October 3
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Check out our unique offerings during the region-wide 17th Century Saturdays events with Visit North of Boston. 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. Each month will feature a unique hands-on history demonstration between 10:00-4:00. All activities are included with general admission. For more information about 17th Century Saturday events around the region, please visit www.northofboston.org.

Find out more »
Living History Lab

Living History Lab

October 3 @ 11:00 AM - October 4 @ 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Guide holding up old artifacts for two children to see | Family Fun

Living History Labs

October 3 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Visitors play both historian and scientist as they explore the challenges and joys of "experimenting" with various labors of the past. Field notes will help to evaluate the experience and lead to a prize! Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and included with paid admission.

Find out more »
Living History Lab

Living History Lab

October 4 @ 11:00 AM - October 5 @ 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

Find out more »
Guide holding up old artifacts for two children to see | Family Fun

Living History Labs

October 4 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Visitors play both historian and scientist as they explore the challenges and joys of "experimenting" with various labors of the past. Field notes will help to evaluate the experience and lead to a prize! Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and included with paid admission.

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Little monsters visit The House of the Seven Gables

Wicked Wednesdays

October 7 @ 12:00 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Wednesday, repeating until October 29, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Families receive a packet of information from John Turner II, allowing them to navigate the property with compass in hand. There is something to learn at each port that must be recorded in their ship’s log. Ongoing between 10:00-7:00. Included with paid admission. From 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. up to two kids (17 and under) are admitted for free with every full-priced adult ticket purchased.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

October 10 @ 11:00 AM - October 11 @ 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Living History Labs

October 10 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Visitors play both historian and scientist as they explore the challenges and joys of "experimenting" with various labors of the past. Field notes will help to evaluate the experience and lead to a prize! Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

October 11 @ 11:00 AM - October 12 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Guide holding up old artifacts for two children to see | Family Fun

Living History Labs

October 11 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Visitors play both historian and scientist as they explore the challenges and joys of "experimenting" with various labors of the past. Field notes will help to evaluate the experience and lead to a prize! Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and included with paid admission.

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Little monsters visit The House of the Seven Gables

Wicked Wednesdays

October 14 @ 12:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Wednesday, repeating until October 29, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Families receive a packet of information from John Turner II, allowing them to navigate the property with compass in hand. There is something to learn at each port that must be recorded in their ship’s log. Ongoing between 10:00-7:00. Included with paid admission. From 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. up to two kids (17 and under) are admitted for free with every full-priced adult ticket purchased.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

October 17 @ 11:00 AM - October 18 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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