History Smiths 7 Lynn St, Salem, MA01970 History Smiths is a PR firm that specializes in helping clients tell their stories in the right way. Its services…More include event planning, promotion, seminar development, book publishing and marketing material. Additional services are grant writing, interim management of nonprofits, motivational public speaking and training in public speaking and fundraising pitches. The business works to act as a beneficial go-between for clients and the historical communities in which they operate.
The Witch History Museum, located on the pedestrian walkway in downtown Salem, provides visitors with a live…More historical presentation in which tour guides tell the stories of the witches of Salem. Olde Salem Village truly sets the scene for these retellings, as the museum features 15 full size settings that depict the many tales. The museum explains the different roles that various people played during the witch hysteria, and corresponding trials. Furthermore, because the demonstration is with an actual guide, it becomes a very interactive experience for the guests where questions and participation are encouraged.
Phillips Library of the Peabody Essex Museum 132 Essex St, Salem, MA01970 The Philips Library is the Peabody Essex Museum's division of documentation and research. It contains an impeccable…More collection of resources for those interested in maritime art and history and resources detailing the art and culture of Native Americans, Asians and Oceania. Genealogical and natural history resources are also available. The library is open to curators, researchers and to the general public. Its collections contains about 400,000 print volumes and more than a mile's worth of manuscripts, as well as miscellaneous materials such as periodicals, broadsides and pamphlets. Free Wi-Fi Internet access is offered on-site. The museum is free to local residents and members of the Peabody Essex Museum. Information on fees and collections is available through the Web site.
The Haunted Footsteps Ghost Tour 8 Central St, Salem, MA01970 The Haunted Footsteps Ghost Tour, which launched in 1997, is one of many tours available in Salem. Tickets…More can be purchased for daily departures in the ticket office on Central Street. The tour offers history and haunted happenings to those eager for an unforgettable experience in the Witch City.
World of Witches Museum 57 Wharf St, Salem, MA01970 World of Witches Museum opened in July of 2010. Located at Pickering Wharf, it is proud to be the only museum in Salem…More that, during its guided tours, focuses on witchcraft rather than the witch trials. While it speaks of the history of the witch, the primary descriptions are of the modern witch and her magic. There is also a gift shop that sells a variety of items pertaining to the study and the powers of witches.
The Journeymasters 254 Essex St, Salem, MA01970 The Journeymasters is a travel incentive company. It works with a variety of businesses to design incentive-based…More programs to motivate their employees. Employees can earn a variety of levels of trips based on their achievements. The company is the creator of the first individual incentive travel program in history and has won five first-place SITE Crystal Awards.
Higginson Book Company 148 Washington St, Salem, MA01970 The Higginson Book Company is a printer and seller of rare and out-of-print books. Popular subjects include local…More history, the Civil War and old maps. The bookstore's shop and offices are located in the historic Joshua Ward House, an early waterfront Georgian mansion built in 1784.
The Lyceum Restaurant 43 Church St, Salem, MA01970 Lyceum boasts an intellectual history as a 19th-century lecture hall made famous by Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David…More Thoreau and other luminaries. Today, the restaurant retains that same stately elegance. The cuisine is mostly Mediterranean-inspired, with a selection of New England seafood dishes as well. Lyceum also features a full bar.
43 Church Restaurant 43 Church St, Salem, MA01970 43 Church Restaurant is housed in a building ripe with history; it is where the inventor of the telephone, Alexander…More Graham Bell, made the first public demonstation of a phone call. The menu is comprised of soups, salads, flatbreads and sandwiches. A list of available wine and cocktails can be viewed on the website.
The Witch Dungeon Museum 16 Lynde St, Salem, MA01970 The Witch Dungeon Museum has a long history of educating and entertaining tourists. Stop in to view a live…More reenactment of the 1692 Salem witch trials. The reenactment uses text taken from the original trial transcripts. After the performance, take a guided tour through the witch dungeon and other notable witch trial locations, including Gallows Hill.
Salem Pioneer Village 1630 Shore Ave & Clifton Ave, Salem, MA01970 Pioneer Pioneer Village is located within Forest River Park. It is an interactive dramatic recreation of life in Salem…More in 1630. Originally built in 1930, this living historical museum is now managed by Gordon College, along with Old Town Hall. Gordon's own theater group, History Alive!, regularly schedules performances on the premises. It also rents the museum out as a set for filming.
Salem Trolley 8 Central St, Salem, MA01970 Salem Trolley treats visitors to a one-hour narrated tour and all-day shuttle service through historic Salem. The tour…More explores the Salem witchcraft trials of 1692 as well as Salem's literary and maritime history. The ride is about eight miles and takes visitors through Charter Street Burial Ground, the House of the Seven Gables, the Witch Dungeon Museum, Salem Witch Museum and Chestnut Street.
Salem Common Hawthorne Blvd & S Washington Sq, Salem, MA01970 Located in the heart of Salem, Salem Common has a rich history as a public park that dates back to the city's roots.…More Once used as a location for military shooting practice, the park is now a popular spot for an early morning jog, evening stroll or midday picnic with the kids. Highlights include Washington Arch, the Salem Common gazebo, a war memorial and playground for children. The Salem Common Neighborhood Association works to preserve this neighborhood resource and historic site for the city.