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

April 14th, 2011

New Salem Museum Celebrates Preliminary Opening

After almost two years of rigorous research and design, the long-anticipated Salem Museum will welcome the public to a Preliminary Opening featuring eight of the eventual thirty themed display panels, a presentation and tour by the Museum Planning Te…

October 10th, 2010

Stepping back in time at Pioneer Village

It was a beautiful weekend to do some time-traveling, so my family and I headed about a mile south of downtown Salem to explore Salem in 1630 at Pioneer Village.  Interpreted by the Gordon College Institute for Public History’s “Folkways” program,…

October 5th, 2010

Lecture Series at Old Town Hall

The North Shore’s rich and sometimes unexplored historical past now has a new “home”—the Old Town Hall Lecture Series, launching this Fall at Salem’s Old Town Hall and presented by Gordon College’s Institute for Public History. The Old T…

July 22nd, 2010

Pillage the Village this Weekend!

Pioneer Village at Forest River Park will be overrun by a notorious bunch of sea-robbers this weekend, July 24-25!“Pillage the Village: Pirates Invade Salem!” is a special event for the entire family that will feature a treasure hunt, period music…