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

October 15th, 2015

Nevermore? Not So. Poe Returns to Salem

Why didn’t someone think of this before? Transporting noted master of the macabre, Edgar Allan Poe and his chilling stories to Salem for an interactive event during Haunted Happenings. Makes perfect sense! Actually we did, or rather The Scarlet Letter Press & Gallery did last year and has opted for a return engagement Oct. 17. […]

October 12th, 2014

Stoker and Price to Speak in Salem

Obviously neither Bram Stoker (creator of the popular Dracula character) nor Vincent Price (celebrated actor in many a macabre movie) can be here. Both have passed on. But descendants are keeping the memories, stories and work alive… and will be sharing with you this month during Haunted Happenings: Dacre Stoker on 10/16 and Victoria Price […]

September 18th, 2009

Are you going…?

…to the Suprise Birthday Party, on the Trolley tour, on the walking tour, to the plaque dedication or to one of the many fantastic events celebrating the life of Sophia Peabody Hawthorne this weekend.

August 20th, 2009

Come Celebrate Sophia’s Birthday!

Celebrate the 200th Birthday of Sophia Peabody Hawthorne downtown Salem, MA from Saturday, September 19, through Sunday September 20th. Events to commemorate the life of Sophia Peabody, one of the famous Peabody Sisters, a gifted painter and illustrator and the wife of Nathaniel Hawthorne. For a full schedule of events, click here.

March 24th, 2009

Literally Salem: The Salem Literature Festival

Salem has all sorts of thriving scenes that the average tourista would never find if s/he wasn’t looking for it.  Take for instance our local wordsmiths.  We have done articles in the past about Author lectures and events pertaining to improving your writing.  Recently Cornerstone Books hosted an Editor speed date.  Writers are alive and […]

February 11th, 2009

Then & Now: Salem

From time to time people send us stuff to talk about, some of it makes the cut while the rest gets “recycled”. Today we have a gem that anybody who lives in might be interested in. Then & Now: Salem Author:  Jerome M. Curley, Nelson L. Dionne Publisher:  Arcadia Publishing (February 16, 2009) Amazon link: […]