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A Gracious Host: Visiting the Gables Through the Years Exhibit
Apr
2
to Aug 31

A Gracious Host: Visiting the Gables Through the Years Exhibit

The House of the Seven Gables is pleased to announce A Gracious Host: Visiting the Gables through the Years, an engaging exhibition showcasing the vibrant history of visitation at The House of the Seven Gables. Journey through the past, and experience the history of one of America’s most famous homes as it transformed from a residence into a cultural icon. Through informational panels and object based exhibits, guests will see the house as they never have before.

Beginning April 2nd, 2015, A Gracious Host will focus on key moments in the history of tourism at The House of the Seven Gables. From the last residents of the house until today, this exhibition will enthrall visitors of all ages. For more than a century, The House of the Seven Gables has been one of the most iconic historic houses in America. Discover the beginnings of this historic treasure and how it came to be a popular tourist destination.

April 2nd through August 31st, 2015

The exhibition included with purchase of general admission or grounds pass ticket.

The exhibition included with purchase of general admission or grounds pass ticket.

Admission to *A Gracious Host* is free for members.

For more information, please visit www.7gables.org, or contactinfo@7gables.org.

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A GRACIOUS HOST: VISITING THE GABLES THROUGH THE YEARS - AN EXHIBITION
Mar
31
to Aug 31

A GRACIOUS HOST: VISITING THE GABLES THROUGH THE YEARS - AN EXHIBITION

OPENING RECEPTION APRIL 2 (READ BELOW)

SALEM, Mass. – The House of the Seven Gables is pleased to announce A Gracious Host: Visiting the Gables through the Years, an engaging exhibition showcasing the vibrant history of visitation at The House of the Seven Gables.

Journey through the past, and experience the history of one of America’s most famous homes as it transformed from residence into cultural icon. Through informational panels and object based exhibits, guests will see the house as they never have before.

Beginning on April 2nd, 2015, A Gracious Host will focus on key moments in the history of tourism at The House of the Seven Gables. From the last residents of the house until today, this exhibition will enthrall visitors of all ages.

For more than a century, The House of the Seven Gables has been one of the most iconic historic houses in America. Built in 1668, and lived in for almost 240 years this house became an inspiration for a timeless American classic, The House of the Seven Gables (1851), by author Nathaniel Hawthorne. Discover the beginnings of this historic treasure and how it came to be a popular tourist destination.

Join us on the evening of April 2nd for an opening reception. The reception will be open to the public and will kick off this exciting exhibition. Light refreshments will be served. More details to come. Please visit www.7gables.org for the most up to date information. Exhibition included with purchase of general admission ticket. Free for members and Salem residents (with proof of address). What: A Gracious House: Visiting the Gables through the Years When: April 2nd-August 31st, 2015 during normal operating hours. Please check our website www.7gables.org for current hours. Where: The House of the Seven Gables 115 Derby Street, Salem, MA 01970 Contact info@7gables.org for more info!

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Salem Literary Festival 2014: Truth in Fiction at the House of Seven Gables
Nov
8
10:00 AM10:00

Salem Literary Festival 2014: Truth in Fiction at the House of Seven Gables

Spend the day in the of company of 20 best selling and critically acclaimed fictions writers who will discuss one of their books and their writing life. Scheduled to appear: Laura Harrington: “Alice Bliss,” B.A. Shapiro: “The Art Forger,” Therese Walsh: “The Moon Sisters,” Randy Susan Meyers: “Accidents of Marriage,” Brunonia Barry: “The Map of True Places,” Dawn Tripp: “Game of Secrets,” Henriette Lazardis Power: “The Clover House,” Julia Glass: “And The Dark Sacred Night,” Katharine Howe: “Conversion,” Anjali Mitter Duva: “Faint Promise of Rain,” William Martin: “The Lincoln Letter,” Suzanne Palmieri: “The Witch of Belladonna Bay,” Lisa Genova: “Love Anthony,” D.C. Monahan: “The Navigator’s Treasure,” Ann Hood: “An Italian Wife,” Catherine McKenzie: “Hidden.” Moderators: Lynne Griffin: “Sea Escape,” Jewel Beth Davis: “Jewel – a Memoir,” Diane Stern: CBS radio commentator, Wendy Polins: “The Architect of Time,” Sharon Bially: Founder of Book Savvy and author of “Veronica’s Nap.” Includes a box lunch and a live poetry reading. Books will be available for purchase and signing. 

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