Sunday, June 24, 2018

Danvers Historical Society Events

Rain Date Monday, July 2nd

What could be more Americana than hot dogs, root beer floats, and classic rock rock'n'roll? Enjoy a fun summer evening on the picturesque grounds of historic Glen Magna Farms. Hot dogs, drinks and ice cream will be sold. Bring your lawn chair or blanket and spend time listening to live music on Endicott Mansion's veranda. Beer & wine for purchase.
Have your I.D ready.

Crafts and the movie "EMOJI" at dusk
sponsored by Danvers Recreation

Don't miss the fabulous root beer floats! 
No coolers or pets, please. 
A small donation per adult is gratefully appreciated.

Decades of Rock
LIVE music sponsored by
                      Tapley Open House
                                Wednesday, 27th, 7-9pm
                                  Tapley Memorial Hall

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

2018 Salem Maritime Festival

2018 Salem Maritime Festival
Saturday, August 4, 10:00 AM to 8:45 PM
Sunday, August 5, 11:00 AM to 4:00PM
Salem Maritime National Historic Site
Derby Street, Salem, MA 

The Salem Maritime Festival is hosted by the National Park Service on the wharves and in the historic buildings of Salem Maritime National Historic Site on Derby Street in Salem. This year’s 2–day festival offers an exciting array of activities, demonstrations, and exhibitors including live music and dance, free harbor cruises on both Saturday and Sunday, a magic show, traditional craft demonstrations, re-enactors, live animals, the crew of the USS Constitution, kayaking and paddle boarding, kite-flying, remote-controlled boats, and much more! 

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Friday, June 15, 2018

A Marathon Reading of The Scarlet Letter

Enduring Hawthorne:
A Marathon Reading of The Scarlet Letter

Saturday, July 7 from 9:00AM until 7:00PM
Salem Maritime National Historic Site
160 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970
With the help of many volunteers on Saturday, July 7th starting at 9:00 AM we will read The Scarlet Letter from beginning to end. Hosted by the Salem Maritime National Historic Site we invite you to join us from the beginning or stop by to listen as the novel progresses. Watch for a special "Hawthorne's Custom House" tour and the opportunity to make your own scarlet letter to publicly state your personal sins.

We ask everyone interested in helping to read to please email He will be pulling together the volunteer list and organizing a planning meeting later in June to brief all of the readers. Let us know by June 15 if you are interested in volunteering for a five minute reading slot.
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Friday, June 8, 2018

June Meeting

Let's start the summer with dinner out with neighbors and friends!

HDSNA June Meeting is 'Dinner Out at Brodie's Seaport '
Monday, June 11, 2018
6:30 pm at Brodie's Seaport
215 Derby Street (at the entrance to Pickering Wharf)
RSVP to Margaret Crosby

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

​Enduring Hawthorne: Let’s all read the Scarlet Letter together!

​Enduring Hawthorne: Let’s all read the Scarlet Letter together!

Saturday, July 7, 2018
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
U.S. Custom House
Salem Maritime National Historic Site
Salem, MA 

Salem Maritime National Historic Site  will be hosting “Enduring Hawthorne: A Marathon Reading of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter.”  “In partnership with The House of Seven Gables, Salem Athenaeum, and Essex National Heritage Area, and with a lot of help from the community, the reading will take place under a tent in front of the Custom House.

Salem Maritime is currently looking for volunteers to assist in this epic feat. If interested, please contact Gavin Gardner by email at A list of volunteers will be developed and a planning meeting will be held later in June.  Please contact Gavin by June 15th to be included as a volunteer reader.  

Maryann Zujewski
Education Specialist