Featured Partner Event: Author Talk: "Massacre of the Merrimack"

Massacre on the Merrimack book cover


June 7, 2017, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM


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 of Abenaki raided the English frontier village of Haverhill, Massachusetts in 1697.

Jay Atkinson is a novelist, short story writer, essayist, critic, investigative journalist, and itinerant amateur athlete from Methuen, MA.

  • Cost: Free
  • Program begins at 7 PM at the National Park Service Visitor Center, 2 New Liberty Street, Salem, MA
  • For more information, visit nps.gov/sama or call the Visitor Center at 978-740-1650.