Event Calendar

May 4, 2017 • Salem Visitor Center, 2 New Liberty St, Salem, MA, 01970

So far in 2017, eight people have lost their lives to opiates in Salem. In 2016 Massachusetts lost almost 2,500 residents. Your U.S. Customs and Border Protection is on the front lines of the fight. Learn from customs agents what they do to prevent illegal importation of these virulent drugs.

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May 11, 2017 • National Park Service Visitor Center in Salem, 2 New Liberty Street, Salem, MA, 01970

A view of the struggles undertaken by escaped slaves during the Civil War.

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May 18, 2017 • Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway, Methuen, MA, 01844

Connect with Essex Heritage and partners, and learn about the 2017 Partnership Grant recipients.

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June 7, 2017 • National Park Service Visitor Center in Salem, 2 New Liberty Street, Salem, MA, 01970

Bestselling author Jay Atkinson sheds light on the early struggle for North America in his new book, Massacre on the Merrimack.  Join the National Park Service at Salem Maritime National Historic Site to learn about the bravery of one captive, Hannah Dustin, when a band

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June 10, 2017 • Salem State University, Marsh Hall, Salem, MA, 01970

 

A Symposium in Recognition of the 325th Anniversary of the Salem Witch Trials

Presentations and panels on:

The Salem Witch Trials 101, The European Context for Salem 1692, Teaching the Trials, and The Making of Witch City.

July 31, 2017 to August 4, 2017 • Various Sites in Essex County

A FREE Workshop for K-12 Teachers of all disciplines - Apply Now!

PEC Workshop 2016
August 4, 2017 to August 6, 2017 • Salem Maritime National Historic Site, 193 Derby Street, Salem, MA, 01970

Celebrate Four Centuries of Salem's Maritime Heritage!

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September 15, 2017 to September 17, 2017; September 22, 2017 to September 24, 2017 • Throughout Essex County

Explore Essex County during two weekends of 150+ FREE events!

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September 15, 2017 to September 17, 2017; September 22, 2017 to September 24, 2017 • Throughout Essex County

Explore Essex County during two weekends of 150+ FREE events!

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