The posts on this page are from a variety of Salem blogs and the views expressed are those of the individual blog author.

June 29th, 2016

History is Alive During Salem 4th of July

Patriotism is something that will never go out of style, and in Salem MA we do up the most patriotic day, the 4th of July, in real style. We kick off bright & early at 9am with Mayor Kimberly Driscoll on Salem Common introducing the traditional reading of the Declaration of Independence. Dann Maurno will […]

September 27th, 2015

Cinema By the Sea— Experience a Bit of Salem’s Past

In the midst of the mayhem & madness that swirls around Salem in October for Haunted Happenings, there will be an homage to Salem’s other historical claim to fame— seafaring adventures as the National Park Service will present a free outdoor showing of Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World  Oct. 3rd at […]

September 20th, 2015

Derby Wharf Exhibits Should They Stay or Be Deep-Sixed?

The National Park Service is looking to possibly shake up the look of Derby Wharf at the Salem Maritime National Historic Site and it wants your input. Residents & tourists alike have come upon “interpretive exhibits” along Derby Wharf which consist of five units of vertical text/image panels, a small mast and yard arm, an […]