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House of the Seven Gables

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115 Derby Street
Salem,MA01970United 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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February 2017
$9 - $14

Constructing History at The Gables

February 22 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Once on February 19, 2017,
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and Once on February 21, 2017,
and Once on February 22, 2017,
and Once on February 23, 2017,
and Once on February 24, 2017,
and Once on February 25, 2017,
and Once on February 26, 2017
House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem,MA01970United States

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? …

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What Does It Mean to be a Sanctuary City? A Community Conversation at the Gables

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem,MA01970United States
Salem, MA, House of the Seven Gables

Braden Paynter of the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience will moderate a discussion with local mayors including Kimberley Driscoll of Salem, Joseph Curtatone of…

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$9 - $14

Constructing History at The Gables

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Once on February 19, 2017,
and Once on February 20, 2017,
and Once on February 21, 2017,
and Once on February 22, 2017,
and Once on February 23, 2017,
and Once on February 24, 2017,
and Once on February 25, 2017,
and Once on February 26, 2017
House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem,MA01970United States

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? …

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$9 - $14

Constructing History at The Gables

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Once on February 19, 2017,
and Once on February 20, 2017,
and Once on February 21, 2017,
and Once on February 22, 2017,
and Once on February 23, 2017,
and Once on February 24, 2017,
and Once on February 25, 2017,
and Once on February 26, 2017
House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem,MA01970United States

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? …

Find out more »
$9 - $14

Constructing History at The Gables

February 25 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Once on February 19, 2017,
and Once on February 20, 2017,
and Once on February 21, 2017,
and Once on February 22, 2017,
and Once on February 23, 2017,
and Once on February 24, 2017,
and Once on February 25, 2017,
and Once on February 26, 2017
House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem,MA01970United States

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? …

Find out more »
$9 - $14

Constructing History at The Gables

February 26 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Once on February 19, 2017,
and Once on February 20, 2017,
and Once on February 21, 2017,
and Once on February 22, 2017,
and Once on February 23, 2017,
and Once on February 24, 2017,
and Once on February 25, 2017,
and Once on February 26, 2017
House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem,MA01970United States

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? …

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March 2017
Free - $7

“From the Folks Who Brought You the Weekend: A Short History of Labor in the United States”

March 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem,MA01970United States

Hosted by The House of the Seven Gables, A.B. Chitty of CUNY and Priscilla Murolo of Sarah Lawrence College will offer an overview of labor…

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Salem Women’s History Day at The House of the Seven Gables

March 26 @ 12:15 pm - 3:30 pm
House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem,MA01970United States

The House of the Seven Gables is participating in Salem Women’s History Day on March 26 along with The Witch House and Historic New England.…

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April 2017
$7

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

April 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem,MA01970United States

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…

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May 2017
$7

“New England Bound” at The House of the Seven Gables

May 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem,MA01970United States

Dr. Wendy Warren of Princeton University will be presenting about her book, New England Bound: Slavery and Colonization in Early America. Her work explores the…

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June 2017
$7

“Judge Ye Weather or Noe I Hadent Ort to be Set at Liberty”: Essex County Freedom Suits in Revolutionary Massachusetts

June 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem,MA01970United States

Jeanne Pickering, a Master’s student at Salem State College, will review how slavery’s gradual ending in revolutionary Massachusetts began with lawsuits for freedom filed by…

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August 2017
$7

“This Gallant Crew:” The Builders, Sailors, Marines, and Preservationists of USS Constitution, America’s Ship of State

August 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem,MA01970United States

For nearly 150 of her 220-year career, USS Constitution has called Boston her homeport.  From the building of the massive frigate in Boston’s North End,…

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September 2017

Voices from the Back Stairs: Domestic Staff in New England

September 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem,MA01970United States

Although domestic servants made everyday life in grand homes possible, their identities and roles within the household have long been hidden. This lecture will illustrate…

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Taste of the Gables

September 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem,MA01970United States

Join the House of the Seven Hables on Sunday, September 17 for The Gables’ annual fundraiser. Taste of The Gables 2017 takes full advantage of our region’s…

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October 2017

Spirits of the Gables

October 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Once on October 7, 2017,
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and Once on October 13, 2017,
and Once on October 14, 2017,
and Once on October 20, 2017,
and Once on October 21, 2017,
and Once on October 27, 2017,
and Once on October 28, 2017
House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem,MA01970United States
Salem MA Spirits of the Gables

Guilt! Greed! Revenge! Step into the world of Nathaniel Hawthorne's “House of the Seven Gables.” Watch as his troubled characters haunt the mansion’s halls, entangled…

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Legacy of the Hanging Judge

October 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Once on October 7, 2017,
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and Once on October 14, 2017,
and Once on October 20, 2017,
and Once on October 21, 2017,
and Once on October 27, 2017,
and Once on October 28, 2017
House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem,MA01970United 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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November 2017
$7

“The Mother Lode” at The House of the Seven Gables

November 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem,MA01970United States

Historical novelist William Martin’s next book, The Mother Lode, is due out in the fall of 2017. This work continues his lifelong epic of American…

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$7

“The Fifth Petal” at The House of the Seven Gables

November 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem,MA01970United States

Join Brunonia Barry for a talk about her latest work, The Fifth Petal, at The House of the Seven Gables over Thanksgiving weekend. Barry will…

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