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

January 23rd, 2015

Times That Try Men’s Souls – But Salem Ma Has Several Answers

No pro football this weekend. What will you do? What will you do? You could go into a defensive stance and mope around the house. OR, you could call an audible, and go for the option of another house— that is, Salem’s House of the Seven Gables . Make it a team effort and take […]

August 23rd, 2014

Open House In Salem Has Second Meaning

Granted there are several fine homes up for sale in Salem that you can visit on any given Sunday— but we’re talking about the “other” open house, the kind which comes with a guided tour through the history of not only the house, but of the people who lived within as well. Phillips House Five […]

April 11th, 2011

School Vacation Week program at the Phillips House

The Phillips House is celebrating a century of the Phillips family at 34 Chestnut Street in 2011. Celebrate this milestone with your family during April vacation week by viewing Phillips family home movies featuring celebrations and parties. Tour th…

March 24th, 2011

Celebrate Women’s History Day in Salem

Mayor Kimberly Driscoll has proclaimed Sunday, March 27, 2011 Salem Women’s History Day. In celebration of this proclamation, you are invited to join Historic New England’s Phillips House, the House of the Seven Gables, and the Witch House for a…

March 8th, 2011

The Irish Experience at the Phillips House

It’s March, and near Boston that means one thing… St. Patrick’s Day!  The Phillips House is happy to help us celebrate the Irish in us all this week with their Irish Experience tour on Friday, March 11th.

Here’s the scoop:

Come to Historic New…

January 26th, 2011

Winter Weekends at the Phillips House

Follow the Phillips family on a wintery jaunt around New England. Enjoy hot cocoa and cookies while viewing film clips of the family sledding, skiing, ice skating, and snowshoeing. Following the film, join the museum staff for a special house tour t…

December 2nd, 2010

Eat at Chili’s, benefit the Phillips and Gedney Houses (and other Historic New England properties!)

Chili’s Grill and Bar, located at 1 Newbury Street (Route One South) in Danvers, Mass. is hosting a “give back” night for Historic New England and their Preservation Maintenance Fund. Simply print this email and bring it to Chili’s on Monday, D…

October 29th, 2010

The Phillips House Celebrates Halloween

I love this! One of the guides at the Phillips House carved Stephen Phillips into their pumpkin. I love a little heritage injected into Halloween.

You can find more history and Halloween at the Phillips House this weekend, with their second annual Tr…

August 13th, 2010

Six ways to raise your spirits in Salem this weekend

Usually I compile my list of Six in Salem as a recommendation, a thought, food for a whim. But this weekend’s programming in Salem is SO OUTSTANDING that I’m writing this one as a “don’t miss these six” list.There’s a definite buzz in the air, and the…