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.
Currently headed by Principal Nancy L. Pelletier, Bentley Elementary offers grades K-5 for Salem residents. In…More addition to classes, the school stresses the importance of integrating the arts, technology, reading and science into the everyday lives of students.
Bentley Elementary maintains partnerships with residents, various organizations and businesses in Salem. The school and PTO promote recycling, reading programs that involve community members and participation with various community resources that preserve the arts, history and culture. The school also works with various educational institutions to provide professional development opportunites.
After school programs available include participation with Salem Boy and Girls Club, Salem YMCA and Salem Community Child Care. The school is located along Memorial Drive adjacent to Irzyk Park. Collins Cove Beach and Collins Cove Park/Playground are located nearby as well.
The Salem Early Childhood Center for preschoolers is located within the same facility.
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.
Boston Hot Dog Company 60 Washington St, Salem, MA01970 A Salem presence since 2003, Boston Hot Dog Company has introduced a twist to an American staple, having originated the…More Taco and the Thai Dog, as well as the Southern Slaw – a hot dog made with coleslaw and chili. The décor is as eclectic as the hot dog menu. Skeletons guard candy dispensers and history lines the walls in the form of sports paraphernalia and old photographs. Cozy, bar-style seating looks out to the street and over the ingredients. In addition to making hot dogs, Boston Hot Dog Company also sells branded shirts and caps.
Sainte Anne's Roman Catholic Church 290 Jefferson Ave, Salem, MA01970 Located in the Castle Hill neighborhood of South Salem, Sainte Anne's Roman Catholic Church has a long history. Founded…More more than a century ago as a French parish, the original wood-and-brick structure was destroyed by fire in 1982. Four years later, a new granite church was built and dedicated on the same site. Now, with 900-plus registered families in its membership, Sainte Anne's is a place to share faith and build community. This parish features a youth ministry, offers religious education classes, holds an annual church bazaar fundraiser and more. Confession is held on Saturday from 3:15pm - 3:45pm, or by appointment. Masses are led by Rev. George Dufour.
Explorers Lifelong Learning Institute of Salem State College 10 Federal St, Salem, MA01970 Explorers Lifelong Learning Institute of Salem State College targets older citizens who wish to challenge themselves…More intellectually, broaden their horizons and enhance their personal development. People 50 years or older are invited to become members and explore new subjects without having to worry about exams or grades. The institute offers approximately 40 courses each spring and fall semester, and topics include history, art, poetry, geneaology, foreign language, photography and more. For a $200 membership fee, folks over 50 can take up to 10 courses: five during the fall semester and five during the spring semester. Winter and summer intersession courses are free. Members can also participate in monthly book club discussions or attend "Morning Coffee" programs featuring guests speakers.