Tag Archive: salem history

Remembering Derby Street Tuesday, June 14, 2022 6-8PM In-Person lecture. With Salem Native Richard Tobin

Remembering Derby Street

June 14, 2022 6:00 pm Published by Holly Watson

Join us as we welcome Salem native Richard Tobin as he transports us back to Derby Street in the 1940s and 50s! Tobin was brought up in an Irish family in the Polish neighborhood of Salem and was an active participant in the House of the Seven Gables Settlement Association.

Two members of The Gables preservation team on temporary scaffolding working on siding on the Nathaniel Hawthorne Birthplace in April 2022.

What’s New in Preservation?

May 3, 2022 4:45 pm Published by Holly Watson

In honor of National Preservation Month, we would like to share an update on the preservation department’s current work. Addressing... View Article

Special Tours of The Gables Women's History Tour Sunday April 24 11:30AM or 3:30PM

Special Tours at The Gables

April 24, 2022 11:30 am Published by Holly Watson

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.

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Hawthorne’s Shadow Audio Tour

March 1, 2022 12:00 am Published by Holly Watson

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.

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Passages of The Past Audio Tour

March 1, 2022 12:00 am Published by Holly Watson

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 opportunities, the Derby St. Neighborhood has been a backbone of Salem since its earliest days.

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Hawthorne’s Shadow Audio Tour

February 1, 2022 12:00 am Published by Holly Watson

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.

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The Monopolists – Online Lecture

November 27, 2021 1:00 pm Published by Julie Arrison-Bishop

MONOPOLY, one of the best-selling board games of all time, was a product of Parker Brothers, a long-time Salem institution.... View Article

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Passages of The Past Audio Tour

November 1, 2021 12:00 am Published by Julie Arrison-Bishop

Experience a more personal history of Salem from the perspectives of the people who don’t make it into the history... View Article