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Life and Labor: Daily Life and Labor in Seventeenth Century Salem

April 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$7

Daily life in early colonial America was marked by hard labor for most. From shipwrights to fishermen to farmers, work meant survival. Everyone in the family had a job to fulfill. Join Emerson Baker, professor of history at Salem State University, to learn about life in the earliest days of colonial Salem.

Emerson “Tad” Baker is a professor of History at Salem State University.  He is the award-winning author of many works on the history of and archaeology of early Maine and New England, including A Storm of Witchcraft: The Salem Trials and the American Experience. He has served as an advisor for PBS-TV’s American Experience and Colonial House. Baker is a member of the Gallows Hill Project team who recently confirmed the witch trials execution site. He regularly tweets on the Salem witch trials and early New England history at @EmersonWBaker.

Members: Free

Non-Members: $7.00

To reserve your spot for this lecture please CLICK HERE, or email jarrison@7gables.org, or call 978-744-0991 ext. 152.

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Date:
April 12
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
$7
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Website:
http://www.7gables.org/event/a-world-of-work-daily-life-and-labor-in-seventeenth-century-salem/

Venue

House of the Seven Gables
115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Phone:
978-744-0991
Website:
http://www.7gables.org

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