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House of the Seven Gables

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

Discover the many surprises in The House of the Seven Gables. Admission also includes Nathaniel Hawthorne's Birthplace, waterfront views, and a unique museum store.

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April 2018

Layers of Paint, Layers of History

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States

Christine Thompson is a local conservator whose specialty is paint analysis. Ms. Thompson will talk about the importance and techniques of paint analysis and share…

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May 2018
$10

Sophia Peabody Hawthorne: Citizen of the World

May 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States

Sophia Peabody Hawthorne moved beyond her 19th century New England roots to become an intrepid traveler and an expatriate. Her capacity to appreciate foreign cultures and…

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$45

Paint the Gables

May 19 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States

Wicked Art Bar will help you create your very own commemoration of the 350th anniversary of The House of the Seven Gables with a spring…

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July 2018

Living History Labs at the Gables

July 7 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2018

House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States

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…

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$5

Hawthorne 101 and Photo Hunt

July 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States

Confused by some of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s verbose vocab? The Witch City Writers will give you a download of the language of 1851 by looking at passages from The…

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August 2018

Salem Heritage Days at the Gables

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 12, 2018

House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States

Visit The House of the Seven Gables during Salem’s Heritage Days Celebration. Family programming will include craft demonstrations, our Living History Labs, and the Family…

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Four Centuries of Music Festival

August 4
House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States

The House of the Seven Gables turns 350 years old in 2018. Join us for a festival with a progressive blend of music from early…

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September 2018

Layers of Paint, Layers of History

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States

Christine Thomson is a local conservator whose specialty is paint analysis. This scientific technique is used in historic buildings to help with restoration work and…

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October 2018
$10

Deliver Us from Evil: Counter-Magic in Early New England

October 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States

Emerson W. Baker of the Salem State University History Department will talk about why folk magic was far more common in colonial New England than…

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Legacy of the Hanging Judge

October 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2018

House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States

In 1692 the Salem Witch Trials wrought havoc on a small New England community. “Legacy of the Hanging Judge” replays the events in the words…

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Spirits of the Gables

October 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2018

House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States

Discover one of New England’s most iconic houses and enjoy this charming National Historic Landmark site in a unique and enchanting way during the month…

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November 2018
$5

Famous First Lines

November 3 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States

“Halfway down a by-street of one of our New England towns stands a rusty wooden house, with seven acutely peaked gables, facing towards various points…

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