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The House of the Seven Gables

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115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
978-744-0991 www.7gables.org

Past Events

September 2018

Free

Welcome is Healing: Re-thinking Immigration | La Bienvenida es Sanativa: re-pensar la inmigración

September 26, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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In this interactive workshop, participants will explore the idea of “welcome” in our lives, and how it benefits us to keep our minds and hearts open to new people and experiences.  We will look at the diverse meanings of “welcome” and how we can welcome into our lives the people, situations and things that heal and calm us, as time for rest and reflection becomes increasingly elusive in a fast-paced society. Participants will be given tools based in theater, creative…

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October 2018

$17

Spirits of The Gables

October 5, 2018 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Get swept into Hawthorne’s tale of guilt, greed and revenge as the characters from The House of the Seven Gables (1851), come to life and recount their stories while you walk through the very house that inspired Hawthorne’s timeless novel. Performances begin every five minutes in The House of the Seven Gables and last approximately 35 minutes. Last performance begins at closing. See both Spirits of The Gables and Legacy of the Hanging Judge and save with a combination ticket!

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$17

Legacy of the Hanging Judge

October 5, 2018 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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This experience takes visitors back through Nathaniel Hawthorne’s birth home to the events of the infamous Salem Witch Trials, through the eyes of the author, whose own ancestor, Judge John Hathorne had a hand to play in the tragic events of 1692. Performances begin every ten minutes in The Nathaniel Hawthorne birth house and last approximately 35 minutes. Last performance begins at closing. If you want to see both Legacy of the Hanging Judge and Spirits of The Gables, be…

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Relax and Restore in our unique garden setting

17th Century Saturdays: October

October 6, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 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 about how we know what we know about The Gables. Members: Free Guided Tours: $15.00 For more information about 17th Century Saturday events…

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The Colonial Kitchen: Food without Fire

October 6, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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There was a lot of baking, boiling and roasting in a colonial kitchen. However, not everything needed flames. Come lend a hand to some fireless food preparation and preservation techniques, such as butter-making, salting and sugaring. These labors will be ongoing during the length of the program. This event is included with admission to The House of the Seven Gables. Click here for rates, hours, and more information.  

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$17

Legacy of the Hanging Judge

October 6, 2018 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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This experience takes visitors back through Nathaniel Hawthorne’s birth home to the events of the infamous Salem Witch Trials, through the eyes of the author, whose own ancestor, Judge John Hathorne had a hand to play in the tragic events of 1692. Performances begin every ten minutes in The Nathaniel Hawthorne birth house and last approximately 35 minutes. Last performance begins at closing. If you want to see both Legacy of the Hanging Judge and Spirits of The Gables, be…

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$17

Spirits of The Gables

October 6, 2018 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Get swept into Hawthorne’s tale of guilt, greed and revenge as the characters from The House of the Seven Gables (1851), come to life and recount their stories while you walk through the very house that inspired Hawthorne’s timeless novel. Performances begin every five minutes in The House of the Seven Gables and last approximately 35 minutes. Last performance begins at closing. See both Spirits of The Gables and Legacy of the Hanging Judge and save with a combination ticket!

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$17

Spirits of The Gables

October 7, 2018 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Get swept into Hawthorne’s tale of guilt, greed and revenge as the characters from The House of the Seven Gables (1851), come to life and recount their stories while you walk through the very house that inspired Hawthorne’s timeless novel. Performances begin every five minutes in The House of the Seven Gables and last approximately 35 minutes. Last performance begins at closing. See both Spirits of The Gables and Legacy of the Hanging Judge and save with a combination ticket!

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Legacy of the Hanging Judge

October 7, 2018 @ 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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This experience takes visitors back through Nathaniel Hawthorne’s birth home to the events of the infamous Salem Witch Trials, through the eyes of the author, whose own ancestor, Judge John Hathorne had a hand to play in the tragic events of 1692. Performances begin every ten minutes in The Nathaniel Hawthorne birth house and last approximately 35 minutes. Last performance begins at closing. If you want to see both Legacy of the Hanging Judge and Spirits of The Gables, be…

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Wicked Wednesdays at The Gables: Great Salem Pumpkin Walk

October 10, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join us on Wednesdays in October for wicked good family fun at The House of the Seven Gables! On October 10, 17 and 24 we'll offer our family navigation game--free 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. The Gables will also be participating in the Great Salem Pumpkin Walk from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Stop by our visitor center at 115…

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$17

Spirits of The Gables

October 12, 2018 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Get swept into Hawthorne’s tale of guilt, greed and revenge as the characters from The House of the Seven Gables (1851), come to life and recount their stories while you walk through the very house that inspired Hawthorne’s timeless novel. Performances begin every five minutes in The House of the Seven Gables and last approximately 35 minutes. Last performance begins at closing. See both Spirits of The Gables and Legacy of the Hanging Judge and save with a combination ticket!

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$17

Legacy of the Hanging Judge

October 12, 2018 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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This experience takes visitors back through Nathaniel Hawthorne’s birth home to the events of the infamous Salem Witch Trials, through the eyes of the author, whose own ancestor, Judge John Hathorne had a hand to play in the tragic events of 1692. Performances begin every ten minutes in The Nathaniel Hawthorne birth house and last approximately 35 minutes. Last performance begins at closing. If you want to see both Legacy of the Hanging Judge and Spirits of The Gables, be…

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Spirits of The Gables

October 13, 2018 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Get swept into Hawthorne’s tale of guilt, greed and revenge as the characters from The House of the Seven Gables (1851), come to life and recount their stories while you walk through the very house that inspired Hawthorne’s timeless novel. Performances begin every five minutes in The House of the Seven Gables and last approximately 35 minutes. Last performance begins at closing. See both Spirits of The Gables and Legacy of the Hanging Judge and save with a combination ticket!

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$17

Legacy of the Hanging Judge

October 13, 2018 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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This experience takes visitors back through Nathaniel Hawthorne’s birth home to the events of the infamous Salem Witch Trials, through the eyes of the author, whose own ancestor, Judge John Hathorne had a hand to play in the tragic events of 1692. Performances begin every ten minutes in The Nathaniel Hawthorne birth house and last approximately 35 minutes. Last performance begins at closing. If you want to see both Legacy of the Hanging Judge and Spirits of The Gables, be…

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$12

Ben Wickey’s “The House of the Seven Gables”

October 16, 2018 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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A Salem Horror Fest Event! Gifted Rockport animator Ben Wickey presents his short film, “The House of the Seven Gables” – at the *actual* House of the Seven Gables! – with very special guest, veteran actor David Frankham, who narrated the film.   Following the screening, Victoria Price, daughter of horror movie icon Vincent Price, hosts her talk, “Vincent Price: Master of Menace, Lover of Life,” followed by the “Case of M. Valdemar” segment from Roger Corman’s “Tales of Terror”…

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Wicked Wednesdays at The Gables

October 17, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join us on Wednesdays in October for wicked good family fun at The House of the Seven Gables! On October 10, 17 and 24 we'll offer our family navigation game--free 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.   For more information about family fun in Salem, visit www.hauntedhappenings.org/family-fun-for-everyone.

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Spirits of The Gables

October 19, 2018 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Get swept into Hawthorne’s tale of guilt, greed and revenge as the characters from The House of the Seven Gables (1851), come to life and recount their stories while you walk through the very house that inspired Hawthorne’s timeless novel. Performances begin every five minutes in The House of the Seven Gables and last approximately 35 minutes. Last performance begins at closing. See both Spirits of The Gables and Legacy of the Hanging Judge and save with a combination ticket!

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$17

Legacy of the Hanging Judge

October 19, 2018 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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This experience takes visitors back through Nathaniel Hawthorne’s birth home to the events of the infamous Salem Witch Trials, through the eyes of the author, whose own ancestor, Judge John Hathorne had a hand to play in the tragic events of 1692. Performances begin every ten minutes in The Nathaniel Hawthorne birth house and last approximately 35 minutes. Last performance begins at closing. If you want to see both Legacy of the Hanging Judge and Spirits of The Gables, be…

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$17

Legacy of the Hanging Judge

October 20, 2018 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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This experience takes visitors back through Nathaniel Hawthorne’s birth home to the events of the infamous Salem Witch Trials, through the eyes of the author, whose own ancestor, Judge John Hathorne had a hand to play in the tragic events of 1692. Performances begin every ten minutes in The Nathaniel Hawthorne birth house and last approximately 35 minutes. Last performance begins at closing. If you want to see both Legacy of the Hanging Judge and Spirits of The Gables, be…

Find out more »
$17

Spirits of The Gables

October 20, 2018 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Get swept into Hawthorne’s tale of guilt, greed and revenge as the characters from The House of the Seven Gables (1851), come to life and recount their stories while you walk through the very house that inspired Hawthorne’s timeless novel. Performances begin every five minutes in The House of the Seven Gables and last approximately 35 minutes. Last performance begins at closing. See both Spirits of The Gables and Legacy of the Hanging Judge and save with a combination ticket!

Find out more »

Wicked Wednesdays at The Gables

October 24, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join us on Wednesdays in October for wicked good family fun at The House of the Seven Gables! On October 10, 17 and 24 we'll offer our family navigation game--free 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.   For more information about family fun in Salem, visit www.hauntedhappenings.org/family-fun-for-everyone.

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$17

Spirits of The Gables

October 26, 2018 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Get swept into Hawthorne’s tale of guilt, greed and revenge as the characters from The House of the Seven Gables (1851), come to life and recount their stories while you walk through the very house that inspired Hawthorne’s timeless novel. Performances begin every five minutes in The House of the Seven Gables and last approximately 35 minutes. Last performance begins at closing. See both Spirits of The Gables and Legacy of the Hanging Judge and save with a combination ticket!

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$17

Legacy of the Hanging Judge

October 26, 2018 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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This experience takes visitors back through Nathaniel Hawthorne’s birth home to the events of the infamous Salem Witch Trials, through the eyes of the author, whose own ancestor, Judge John Hathorne had a hand to play in the tragic events of 1692. Performances begin every ten minutes in The Nathaniel Hawthorne birth house and last approximately 35 minutes. Last performance begins at closing. If you want to see both Legacy of the Hanging Judge and Spirits of The Gables, be…

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

October 27, 2018 - October 28, 2018
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 7-October 28, 2018 Saturdays and Sundays 10:30-1:00 & 2:00-4:30 Try your hand at history! The Living History Lab hands-on history program at The House of the Seven Gables allows the young and young-at-heart to learn about history through a unique set of experiments. Living History Labs take place on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 – 4:30 p.m. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission to museum. Admission is free…

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$17

Spirits of The Gables

October 27, 2018 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Get swept into Hawthorne’s tale of guilt, greed and revenge as the characters from The House of the Seven Gables (1851), come to life and recount their stories while you walk through the very house that inspired Hawthorne’s timeless novel. Performances begin every five minutes in The House of the Seven Gables and last approximately 35 minutes. Last performance begins at closing. See both Spirits of The Gables and Legacy of the Hanging Judge and save with a combination ticket!

Find out more »

Legacy of the Hanging Judge

October 27, 2018 @ 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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This experience takes visitors back through Nathaniel Hawthorne’s birth home to the events of the infamous Salem Witch Trials, through the eyes of the author, whose own ancestor, Judge John Hathorne had a hand to play in the tragic events of 1692. Performances begin every ten minutes in The Nathaniel Hawthorne birth house and last approximately 35 minutes. Last performance begins at closing. If you want to see both Legacy of the Hanging Judge and Spirits of The Gables, be…

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$17

Legacy of the Hanging Judge

October 27, 2018 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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This experience takes visitors back through Nathaniel Hawthorne’s birth home to the events of the infamous Salem Witch Trials, through the eyes of the author, whose own ancestor, Judge John Hathorne had a hand to play in the tragic events of 1692. Performances begin every ten minutes in The Nathaniel Hawthorne birth house and last approximately 35 minutes. Last performance begins at closing. If you want to see both Legacy of the Hanging Judge and Spirits of The Gables, be…

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November 2018

It Starts With Me Thanksgiving Drive

November 1, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - November 18, 2018 @ 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 is partnering with It Starts With Me to help provide Thanksgiving dinners to over 400 families on the North Shore. Drop off your donations to our Visitor Center during operating hours (10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) and receive a coupon for a 10% discount in our Museum Store--good for anytime in the month of November! The House of the Seven Gables is accepting ONLY the following non-perishable items: Gravy Roasting tins Stuffing Canned vegetables…

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Holidays at The Gables Museum Store

Small Business Saturday

November 24, 2018 @ 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 Museum Store at The House of the Seven Gables is participating in Small Business Saturday with the Salem Chamber of Commerce. Enjoy a sample of warm wassail while you check off history books, unique crafts, and other high-quality gifts. A limited quantity of reusable "Small Business Saturday Shopping Bags" will be available with a purchase of $25 or more. Spend $50.00 in our Museum Store on 11/23 or 11/24 before the Inventing Santa Claus lecture and your admission is…

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$10

Inventing Santa Claus: The Mystery of Who Really Wrote the Most Celebrated Yuletide Poem of All Time

November 24, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join author Carlo DeVito for a holiday-themed lecture about the literary legacy of Santa Claus including a discussion about the controversy of the two men who wrote The Night Before Christmas, the influence of Charles Dickens and Washington Irving, and even connections to Mark Twain and Jane Austen. A book signing will follow in the Museum Store. Be sure to stop by the Christmas in Salem table for information about the holiday house tour or to get your tickets for…

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December 2018

The Spirit of Christmas Past: Four Centuries of Christmas in New England

December 2, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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A dynamic presentation on the history of Christmas observance in New England. This engaging lecture spans four centuries, from the time Christmas was outlawed in 17th Century New England, to the 21st Century, when all of the familiar holiday traditions were in place. During this presentation, you will discover how Christmas has evolved from non-observance into the festive holiday that we know today. Historic Salem, Inc. and The House of the Seven Gables would like to thank Ken Turino, Manager…

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Becoming American: A Documentary Film and Community Conversation Series

December 5, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Immigration has been an ongoing and central component of American history, with identifiable peak periods. Between 1820 and 1924, forty million immigrants were added to the population of the United States and in the process made immigration a major and defining aspect of American life. This opening program provides a historical context for the study of immigration, looking at the reasons for and consequences of the period historians call America’s “Century of Immigration.‟ The selected films for December 5 are…

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January 2019

Becoming American: Promise and Prejudice

January 16 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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“Promise and Prejudice” explores the tension – historic and current – between Americans’ acceptance of immigrants, including the celebration of their own immigrant heritage, versus the periodic backlash prompted by concern about the economic and cultural effects of newcomers. The selected film for January 16 is Welcome to Shelbyville. You can download the program two handout here: Promise and Prejudice (PDF) This program is free and open to the public. To register, click here, email erincon@7gables.org or call 978-306-7001. ### Click…

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Free

Welcome Home Hamilton-Wenham

January 20 @ 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. Free for Hamilton-Wenham residents with valid i.d. For more information, call 978-306-7003.   Other Welcome Home Days include: 1/20: Hamilton-Wenham 1/27: Swampscott 2/3: Lynn 2/10: Marblehead 2/24: Beverly 3/3: Peabody 3/10: Danvers 3/17: Cape Ann 3/31: Tri-town

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Welcome Home Swampscott

January 27 @ 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. Free for Swampscott residents with valid i.d. For more information, call 978-306-7003.   Other Welcome Home Days include: 1/20: Hamilton-Wenham 1/27: Swampscott 2/3: Lynn 2/10: Marblehead 2/24: Beverly 3/3: Peabody 3/10: Danvers 3/17: Cape Ann 3/31: Tri-town

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February 2019

Free

Welcome Home Lynn

February 3 @ 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 residents with valid i.d. For more information, call 978-306-7003.   Other Welcome Home Days include: 1/20: Hamilton-Wenham 1/27: Swampscott 2/3: Lynn 2/10: Marblehead 2/24: Beverly 3/3:…

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Becoming American: Identity and Acculturation

February 6 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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“Between Two Worlds: Identity and Acculturation” looks at how immigrants react and adjust to living in a new country and culture, and how they bridge the divide between the traditions and values of their native countries. The selected film for February 6 is The New Americans, Episode 1, The Nigerians. You can download the program three handout here: Between Two Worlds: Identity and Acculturation (PDF) This program is free and open to the public. To register, click here, email erincon@7gables.org or…

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Free
Family Fun

Salem’s So Sweet at The Gables

February 9
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 9. 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:…

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Free

Salem’s So Sweet at The Gables

February 10
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 9. 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.) For more information…

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Free

Welcome Home Marblehead

February 10 @ 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 Marblehead residents with valid i.d. For more information, call 978-306-7003.     Other Welcome Home Days include: 1/20: Hamilton-Wenham 1/27: Swampscott 2/3: Lynn 2/10: Marblehead 2/24: Beverly…

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Constructing History February Vacation Programming

February 16 @ 11:00 AM - February 24 @ 3:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join us for February School Vacation week with a tour of The House of the Seven Gables and our special hands-on history program. Explore how houses were built in the past and experiment with different construction techniques using popular building toys. This fun event is included with regular admission to The House of the Seven Gables and is offered daily from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., February 16-24, 2019. Click here to learn more about pricing and hours. 

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$20

Welcome Home Beverly

February 24 @ 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: 1/20: Hamilton-Wenham 1/27: Swampscott 2/3: Lynn 2/10: Marblehead 2/24: Beverly 3/3:…

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March 2019

Free

Welcome Home Peabody

March 3 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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MARCH 3 – 10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. WELCOME HOME PEABODY 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:…

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Becoming American: Help Wanted? Immigration and Work

March 6 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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“Help Wanted? Immigration and Work” looks at the economic side of immigration, chronicling the essential part immigrant labor has played in building America, as well as the conflicted relationship American workers have had with immigrants. The selected film for March 6 is Destination America, Episode 1, The Golden Door. You can download the program four handout here: Help Wanted? Immigration and Work (PDF) This program is free and open to the public. To register, click here, email erincon@7gables.org or call 978-306-7001.…

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Free
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Welcome Home Danvers

March 10 @ 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: 1/20: Hamilton-Wenham 1/27: Swampscott 2/3: Lynn 2/10: Marblehead 2/24: Beverly 3/3:…

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Free
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Welcome Home Cape Ann

March 17 @ 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 Gloucester, Essex, Rockport, and Manchester-by-the-Sea residents with valid i.d. For more information, call 978-306-7003.   Other Welcome Home Days include: 1/20: Hamilton-Wenham 1/27: Swampscott 2/3: Lynn 2/10:…

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Salem Women’s History Day at The Gables

March 24 @ 12:30 PM - 3:30 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 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. For more information email jarrison@7Gables.org or call 978-306-7003. Click here to register. 12:30 – 1:15 p.m. Women's history focused tour of The Gables   2:00…

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Welcome Home Tri-Town

March 31 @ 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: 1/20: Hamilton-Wenham 1/27: Swampscott 2/3: Lynn 2/10: Marblehead…

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April 2019

Becoming American: Family and Community

April 3 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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“Family and Community” explores how family ties and community institutions have played an essential role in successful migration and adaptation to American life. The selected film for April 3 is My American Girls. You can download the program five handout here: Family and Community (PDF) This program is free and open to the public. To register, click here, email erincon@7gables.org or call 978-306-7001. ### Click here for the complete film series schedule. About this program:  The House of the Seven Gables…

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Free

Pop! Goes The Gables Exhibit Opening

April 5 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join us for the opening night of Pop! Goes The Gables. Our 2019 exhibit will explore how Hawthorne’s novel and our 1668 mansion have influenced pop culture over the centuries. Light snacks and a cash bar will be available. We have lots of fun planned for the evening including live piano music with the talented Claude Fournier, music trivia, appearances by Wonder Woman and Batman, a 1978 Gables video game, and more! Be among the first to view our exhibit…

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$10

Astral Weeks: A Secret History of 1968

April 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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A mind-expanding dive into a lost chapter of 1968, featuring the famous and forgotten: Van Morrison, folkie-turned-cult-leader Mel Lyman, Timothy Leary, James Brown, and many more. Van Morrison's Astral Weeks is an iconic rock album shrouded in legend, a masterpiece that has touched generations of listeners and influenced everyone from Bruce Springsteen to Martin Scorsese. In his first book, acclaimed musician and journalist Ryan H. Walsh unearths the album's fascinating backstory--along with the untold secrets of the time and place…

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Old Photo of Children Cooking | House of 7 Gables Mission | Settlement Program

April Vacation – Miss Emmerton’s 1916 Settlement House

April 13 @ 11:00 AM - April 21 @ 3:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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April marks the birthday of our founder, Caroline Emmerton. She restored The House of the Seven Gables, opened it as a museum, and used proceeds from visitors to provide educational programming for neighborhood immigrants. Over April vacation, join us for fun, hands-on activities inspired by classes held here at the museum for immigrant families in the early 20th century. This special activity is included with your admission! The settlement activities happen daily from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., April 13…

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

Happy Birthday, Miss Emmerton!

April 21
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Caroline Osgood Emmerton was born on April 21, 1866 in Salem, Mass. Emmerton grew up in a city that was transitioning from its past as a major shipping port to its future as a manufacturing center for both textiles and the leather industry. George Emmerton, Caroline’s father, worked in the growing chemical industry. The Salem that Caroline grew up in was the Salem of “The Gilded Age,” when advances in machinery led to economic growth, waves of immigration, and tension…

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$10

Bewitched: A Show, Statue, and Icon

April 24 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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The famed television show, Bewitched, filmed a series of episodes in Salem in 1970. Though the crew’s time in Salem was short, the show made a lasting impact. In the episode featuring The House of the Seven Gables, Darrin and Samantha are followed back to their hotel by an enchanted bed warmer. The police are called and Samantha is forced to help Darrin get out of jail. Television and pop culture historian Robert Thompson will talk about Bewitched – as…

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ArtWeek: Instameet

April 28 @ 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Bring your phone behind the scenes for an Instagrammers morning meetup event at The House of the Seven Gables. This is an ArtWeek event. The 9:45 session is sold out. Limited space remains for the 9:00 session. Space is extremely limited for this event and confirmations will be sent as soon as possible. Click here to reserve your space or email jarrison@7gables.org or call 978-306-7003.

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May 2019

Becoming American: Immigration and Popular Culture

May 1 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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“Immigration and Popular Culture” looks at the ways the media and popular culture have historically taught newcomers how to “be American,” and how the rich contributions of different immigrant groups have transformed American culture and art. The selected film for May 1 is The Search for General Tso. You can download the program six handout here: Immigration and Popular Culture (PDF) This program is free and open to the public. To register, click here , email erincon@7gables.org or call 978-306-7001. ### Click…

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Member Exclusive: The Punto Urban Art Museum

May 18
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join the curators of the Punto Urban Art Museum and the North Shore CDC for an outdoor guided tour of the astounding mural art in Salem’s “The Point” neighborhood. This walking tour starts at 10:00 a.m. at the North Shore CDC, located at 96 Lafayette Street, Salem. Wear comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing. This tour will cover approximately 1 mile of walking (minimal seating along the way) and will conclude around 11:00 a.m. Please contact Allison at 978-306-7005 or afrench@7gables.org…

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Free admission for veterans: Memorial Day

May 27
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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$10

How I Became an Emoji Activist (And You Can, Too!)

May 28 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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92% of all people online use emoji. Nearly 50% of Instagram posts contain emoji. The "face with tears of joy" emoji was the 2015 Oxford English Dictionary word-of-the-year. These tiny emotive characters are barely two decades old yet have impacted digital communication in a major way. From their inception to quicken text messaging and their evolution into a representation of life as we know it, emoji are a ubiquitous method of communication across the globe. Jennifer 8. Lee is one…

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June 2019

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

17th Century Saturdays: June

June 1 @ 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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June 1 kicks off the monthly 17th Century Saturdays celebration in Essex County and at The House of the Seven Gables. First-period homes from around the region will be offering special activities all day. The Gables will offer free garden passes on June 1. With the garden pass, you can enjoy 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…

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Arts and Mysteries Revealed: Fiber Arts

June 1 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Get your hands into all things fiber!  Join us for an exploration into the historical methods of wool production, hand-sewing, rug-hooking, card weaving and more. These labors will be ongoing during the length of the program. 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…

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$10

The Great American Road Trip

June 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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The Great American Road Trip is a product of the growth of the interstate highway system. These roads connected people and places for decades and spurred the growth of tourist attractions, motels, highway markers, and fast food in the twentieth century. Dan McNichol is a number-one bestselling author and an award-winning journalist who has just completed the Great American Road Trip in his 1949 Hudson in preparation for his next book. Come to hear about his unique experiences and expert…

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Sold Out: Summer Solstice Yoga

June 19 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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SOLD OUT! Rebel Yell Yoga will host the second annual Summer Solstice Yoga on our seaside lawn. It will be a magical night with The Chaos Factor and Dark Moon Healing Arts as well! The cost for this event is event is: $40 For more information and to register, click here >> A portion of proceeds from this event will support preservation and education at The Gables.

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End of Year Settlement Celebration

June 20 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join The Gables Settlement Association Adult ESL and Citizenship students to celebrate a year of dedication and hard work on acquiring English language proficiency and attaining American Citizenship. RSVP to erincon@7gables.org or call 978-744-0991 x 105.

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$99

Field Trip: The Immigrant Experience in New York City

June 22 @ 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join our ESL and Citizenship students for a day in New York City learning about the American immigrant experience and celebrating the conclusion of the Becoming American community conversation series. Upon arrival in the city, board a ferry to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. At both sites, encounter the experiences of turn-of-the-century immigrants, the effects that they had on their families, and how those shaped their newly adopted homeland. In the afternoon, the group will visit the 9-11…

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July 2019

Member Exclusive: Salem Celebrates the Fourth

July 4 @ 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Make The Gables your Fourth of July destination for breathtaking views and merriment. Please feel free to bring your own picnic, blanket, and lawn chairs for a front-row seat to the City of Salem’s extraordinary fireworks display over the harbor. A cash bar will be available from 5:00 PM - 9:15 PM. (Sorry, due to city ordinances no BYOB and no glass containers.) New in 2019: Between 5:00 PM & 7:30 PM, shop at our museum store and save! 20…

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

July 6 - October 27
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2019 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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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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Printing Press

Arts and Mysteries Revealed: Printing and Engraving

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. Join educator Andy Volpe on a fun and informative exploration of the tools and techniques of printing and engraving during the 17th & 18th century.  Ongoing between 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Included with admission For questions or additional information contact Dan Marshall at dmarshall@7gables.org, or call 978-744-0991 ext. 101 Arts and Mysteries revealed will be scheduled during North of…

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

July 7 - October 28
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2019 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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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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$15

Hawthorne in Hollywood Film Series Preview

July 7 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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One event on August 10, 2019 at 6:30 PM

One event on September 10, 2019 at 6:30 PM

One event on October 4, 2019 at 6:30 PM

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Did you know that Nathaniel Hawthorne has over 60 film credits to his name? Hawthorne's work has inspired Hollywood since 1908. Join us at The House of the Seven Gables as we roll out the red carpet and explore three of these films as part of our POP! Goes The Gables exhibition. On July 7, we'll be showing the silent version of The Scarlet Letter (1926) starring the legendary Lillian Gish. Piano accompaniment provided by Peter Krasinski. $10, suggested donation.…

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

July 13 - November 3
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2019 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

July 14 - November 4
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2019 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

July 20 - November 10
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2019 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

July 21 - November 11
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2019 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

July 27 - November 17
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2019 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

July 28 - November 18
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2019 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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August 2019

The Gables Celebrates Salem Heritage Days

August 1
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 AM, repeating until August 11, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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During Salem Heritage Days, we are offering various programs which highlight the museum’s connections to our city’s maritime history. The Family Navigation Game Families are invited to explore our grounds with map and compass in hand. They will ‘sail’ between different ‘ports’, learning interesting facts along the way. When:  Daily August 1 – 11 from 10:00-6:00   Living History Lab:  Navigation Skills Do you know how ships found their way before GPS?  Come get your hands on some simple navigation…

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$15

Hawthorne in Hollywood

August 1 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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One event on September 5, 2019 at 6:30 PM

One event on October 4, 2019 at 6:30 PM

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Did you know that Nathaniel Hawthorne has over 60 film credits to his name? Hawthorne's work has inspired Hollywood since 1908. Join us at The House of the Seven Gables as we roll out the red carpet and explore three of these films as part of our POP! Goes The Gables exhibition.   Tickets available at store.7gables.org. The POP! pass includes entry, a popcorn, and a soft drink for each film in the series. Single show: $15, $12 members POP!…

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The Gables Celebrates Salem Heritage Days

August 2
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 AM, repeating until August 11, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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During Salem Heritage Days, we are offering various programs which highlight the museum’s connections to our city’s maritime history. The Family Navigation Game Families are invited to explore our grounds with map and compass in hand. They will ‘sail’ between different ‘ports’, learning interesting facts along the way. When:  Daily August 1 – 11 from 10:00-6:00   Living History Lab:  Navigation Skills Do you know how ships found their way before GPS?  Come get your hands on some simple navigation…

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

August 3 - November 24
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2019 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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The Gables Celebrates Salem Heritage Days

August 3
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 AM, repeating until August 11, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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During Salem Heritage Days, we are offering various programs which highlight the museum’s connections to our city’s maritime history. The Family Navigation Game Families are invited to explore our grounds with map and compass in hand. They will ‘sail’ between different ‘ports’, learning interesting facts along the way. When:  Daily August 1 – 11 from 10:00-6:00   Living History Lab:  Navigation Skills Do you know how ships found their way before GPS?  Come get your hands on some simple navigation…

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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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Do you know how ships found their way before GPS? Come get your hands on some simple navigation activities and find out! Ongoing between 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. 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. For questions or additional information contact Dan Marshall at dmarshall@7gables.org, or call 978-744-0991 ext. 101  

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

August 4 - November 25
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2019 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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The Gables Celebrates Salem Heritage Days

August 4
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 AM, repeating until August 11, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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During Salem Heritage Days, we are offering various programs which highlight the museum’s connections to our city’s maritime history. The Family Navigation Game Families are invited to explore our grounds with map and compass in hand. They will ‘sail’ between different ‘ports’, learning interesting facts along the way. When:  Daily August 1 – 11 from 10:00-6:00   Living History Lab:  Navigation Skills Do you know how ships found their way before GPS?  Come get your hands on some simple navigation…

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The Gables Celebrates Salem Heritage Days

August 5
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 AM, repeating until August 11, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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During Salem Heritage Days, we are offering various programs which highlight the museum’s connections to our city’s maritime history. The Family Navigation Game Families are invited to explore our grounds with map and compass in hand. They will ‘sail’ between different ‘ports’, learning interesting facts along the way. When:  Daily August 1 – 11 from 10:00-6:00   Living History Lab:  Navigation Skills Do you know how ships found their way before GPS?  Come get your hands on some simple navigation…

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The Gables Celebrates Salem Heritage Days

August 6
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 AM, repeating until August 11, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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During Salem Heritage Days, we are offering various programs which highlight the museum’s connections to our city’s maritime history. The Family Navigation Game Families are invited to explore our grounds with map and compass in hand. They will ‘sail’ between different ‘ports’, learning interesting facts along the way. When:  Daily August 1 – 11 from 10:00-6:00   Living History Lab:  Navigation Skills Do you know how ships found their way before GPS?  Come get your hands on some simple navigation…

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The Gables Celebrates Salem Heritage Days

August 7
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 AM, repeating until August 11, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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During Salem Heritage Days, we are offering various programs which highlight the museum’s connections to our city’s maritime history. The Family Navigation Game Families are invited to explore our grounds with map and compass in hand. They will ‘sail’ between different ‘ports’, learning interesting facts along the way. When:  Daily August 1 – 11 from 10:00-6:00   Living History Lab:  Navigation Skills Do you know how ships found their way before GPS?  Come get your hands on some simple navigation…

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The Gables Celebrates Salem Heritage Days

August 8
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 AM, repeating until August 11, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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During Salem Heritage Days, we are offering various programs which highlight the museum’s connections to our city’s maritime history. The Family Navigation Game Families are invited to explore our grounds with map and compass in hand. They will ‘sail’ between different ‘ports’, learning interesting facts along the way. When:  Daily August 1 – 11 from 10:00-6:00   Living History Lab:  Navigation Skills Do you know how ships found their way before GPS?  Come get your hands on some simple navigation…

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Caribbean Connections Celebration/Celebración Conexiones Caribeñas

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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Come celebrate with the dynamic students from our summer enrichment program, Caribbean Connections, as they re-tell their summer adventures and learning.  Enjoy a puppet theater version of The Red Comb (Juan Picó), a drumming circle with Senegalese artist Mamadou and other fun surprises! To learn more about our Caribbean Connections program, click here.  ** Celebración del programa de verano De La Casa de los Siete Tejados Conexiones Caribeñas   Jueves, agosto 8, 2019 12:30- 2:30pm   Ven a celebrar con…

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The Gables Celebrates Salem Heritage Days

August 9
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 AM, repeating until August 11, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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During Salem Heritage Days, we are offering various programs which highlight the museum’s connections to our city’s maritime history. The Family Navigation Game Families are invited to explore our grounds with map and compass in hand. They will ‘sail’ between different ‘ports’, learning interesting facts along the way. When:  Daily August 1 – 11 from 10:00-6:00   Living History Lab:  Navigation Skills Do you know how ships found their way before GPS?  Come get your hands on some simple navigation…

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

August 10 - December 1
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2019 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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The Gables Celebrates Salem Heritage Days

August 10
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 AM, repeating until August 11, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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During Salem Heritage Days, we are offering various programs which highlight the museum’s connections to our city’s maritime history. The Family Navigation Game Families are invited to explore our grounds with map and compass in hand. They will ‘sail’ between different ‘ports’, learning interesting facts along the way. When:  Daily August 1 – 11 from 10:00-6:00   Living History Lab:  Navigation Skills Do you know how ships found their way before GPS?  Come get your hands on some simple navigation…

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

August 11 - December 2
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2019 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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The Gables Celebrates Salem Heritage Days

August 11
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 AM, repeating until August 11, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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During Salem Heritage Days, we are offering various programs which highlight the museum’s connections to our city’s maritime history. The Family Navigation Game Families are invited to explore our grounds with map and compass in hand. They will ‘sail’ between different ‘ports’, learning interesting facts along the way. When:  Daily August 1 – 11 from 10:00-6:00   Living History Lab:  Navigation Skills Do you know how ships found their way before GPS?  Come get your hands on some simple navigation…

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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. Register Now >> Members: Free Non-Members: $10.00 To reserve your…

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

August 17 - December 8
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2019 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

August 18 - December 9
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2019 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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