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Salem Ancestry Days: The Tradition of Weir-Fishing

Cat Cove Marine Laboratory, Salem State University SALE-44_0037, Salem

Thomas Green, representative of the Massachusetts's Tribe, shares the ancient practice of weir-fishing and fish smoking. Space is limited, reservations may be made HERE

Salem Witch Trials Ancestors & Descendants Tour

Salem will be 400 years old in 2026. It is rich in history, including a critical role in the American Revolution and being the richest seaport per capita from 1790 to 1812. And then there is the 1692 Witch Trials. There were 156 official complaints and maybe 200 accused, along with 70 afflicted persons, nine...

Salem’s Remond Family: The Next Generations’ Connections to Newport & Providence

Hamilton Hall 9 Chestnut Street, Salem

Join Hamilton Hall and Harmony Grove Cemetery for a joint Salem Ancestry Days event on Sunday, April 23 at 4:00PM. This lecture explores the genealogy and legacy of prominent 19th- and 20th-century African-American New England families. Our speakers are Theresa Guzman Stokes and Keith Stokes of the 1696 Heritage Group. The Stokes will together draw connections...

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