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African American History Tours in Salem

August 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

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One event on July 17, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on August 21, 2021 at 11:00 am

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Salem Historical Tours is offering a new tour in conjunction with the Salem United Black History Museum at Hamilton Hall.

Salem’s rich history includes the infamous 1692 Witchcraft Trials, it’s significance during the American Revolution and what was once the number one seaport per capita in the USA. But few are aware of the incredible contributions of African Americans in our city. Four years after Gov. John Winthrop wrote the state’s first slavery law in 1634, the ship Desire traveled to Providence Island (Bahamas) and traded local indigenous men for African Americans. They received their freedom in the next century and began to make great strides in the community and major contributions to Salem and the state by influencing policy, establishing businesses and leading the abolitionist movement. This tour will start at our office and end at Hamilton Hall where Salem’s Black History Museum will be through the summer.

Tours start at 11 am on June 19, July 17 and August 21. 11 am to 1:30 p.m.

Cost is $20 for adults;, $18 for seniors, students, veterans, active military, first responders, nurses, teachers and Salem Residents; $15 for children 6-12. Under 6 are free.

Reserve your tickets with these links:

June 19  https://book.peek.com/s/9b156b2d-e2bd-4589-b5fa-8d0995b1afee/p_x5ejb–521d2088-85f3-40bc-8754-09d75c71b855?date=2021-06-19&mode=standalone&timeString=11%3A00AM

 

July 17    https://book.peek.com/s/9b156b2d-e2bd-4589-b5fa-8d0995b1afee/p_x5ejb–521d2088-85f3-40bc-8754-09d75c71b855?date=2021-07-17&mode=standalone&timeString=11%3A00AM

 

Aug 21    https://book.peek.com/s/9b156b2d-e2bd-4589-b5fa-8d0995b1afee/p_x5ejb–521d2088-85f3-40bc-8754-09d75c71b855?date=2021-08-21&mode=standalone&timeString=11%3A00AM

 

 

 

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August 21
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11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Salem Historical Tours
8 Central St.
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Phone:
978-745-0666
Website:
www.salemhistoricaltours.com