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September 2020

Trails & Sails

September 22

Discover special places in your backyard! Be guided through unique landscapes on land and sea, explore historic properties, and take in cultural experiences of all kinds. Find what makes Essex County like nowhere else during Trails & Sails! Find a complete list of events at TrailsandSails.org.

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Salem Maritime History DIY Walking Tour

September 22

You can explore Salem Maritime and its history through this self-paced audio tour! Access the tour by downloading the “National Park Service Tours” app by Oncell on your smartphone and searching for Salem Maritime, or online here.

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Pathways in Freedom Cell Phone Tour

September 22

“Pathways in Freedom” is a new interactive program that explores life and the options available for Salem’s African American community after emancipation, 1783-1808. You can access the tour by downloading the “National Park Service Tours” app by Oncell on your smartphone, and searching “Pathways in Freedom,” or online here.

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History of Slavery at Salem Maritime DIY Audio Tour

September 22

You can explore the lives of enslaved people and Salem’s connection to the Atlantic slave economy, by downloading the “National Park Service Tours” app by Oncell on your smartphone, and searching for Salem Maritime. You can also access the tour online here.

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Hamilton Hall Highlights – Virtual Presentations

September 22

Virtual Activity: Join Dr. Donna Seger, History Professor at Salem State University, as she shares her expertise in a fun and fascinating video tour of Hamilton Hall. The tour is broken up into twelve short videos including a special feature about cooking at the Hall from former president Dr. Daniel Randall How to tune in: Visitors are encouraged to visit our website at any time to enjoy the video tour https://www.hamiltonhall.org/hallhighlights

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Reading Our Neighborhoods: An Architectural Scavenger Hunt and Photo Contest in Salem

September 22

DIY Event: Appreciate the beauty of the architecture around you by participating in our scavenger hunt for house styles! Submit through email and tag on social media pictures of residential architectural styles throughout Salem for the duration of Trails and Sails. Multiple prizes will be awarded for capturing a photo of every style AND the best photos will be selected and exhibited. HOW TO PARTICIPATE: Access any time during Trails & Sails week. You can register for the contest, find more information and…

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Architectural Treasure Hunt

September 22

DIY Activity: Celebrate iconic buildings in Salem’s McIntire Historic District by going on an Architectural Treasure Hunt! Use the answer bank to identify features of the following places: Hamilton Hall, Historic New England’s Phillips House, the Pickering House, and the Salem Athenaeum. At each property, you will find a fact sheet challenging you to identify the building’s architectural details. The fact sheets are posted at the rear visitor entrance of Historic New England’s Phillips House, and at the front entrance of…

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Free Game Token Tuesday (CANCELLED)

September 22 @ 4:00 pm - 11:59 pm

Buy anything and receive $5 in free game tokens every Tuesday. Eat your heart out Scrooge McDuck! Open 4 pm to Midnight. Bit Bar is 21+ after 8 pm, kitchen closes at 10 pm on Tuesday.

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1692 Virtual Witchcraft Walk from Proctor’s Ledge

September 22 @ 6:30 pm

Join Salem Historical Tours on Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 6:30 p.m. for a live, virtual 1692 Witchcraft Walk on the 328th anniversary of the hangings of eight accused witches. We will start live at the hanging site at Gallows Hill and we’ll tell you about the last eight innocent individuals who lost their lives. We will have another guide in the downtown areas showing you locations and another guide in the office using screen share and green screen to show you…

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Reading Our Neighborhoods: Architectural Style Virtual Happy Hour

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

VIRTUAL EVENT: Join us on On Tuesday Sept 22 @7:00pm for an online discussion of architectural styles in HSI Homeowner’s Handbook; their history, characteristics, and modernization techniques Bring all your questions for our historian, architect and modernization/weatherization expert. Submit questions in advance to programs@historicsalem.org or ask in the chat during the live event. HOW TO TUNE IN: Register for this event on the Historic Salem website – https://www.historicsalem.org/

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