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Explore four centuries of life and labor at The Gables July 1 & 2

July 1, 2017 @ 10:30 am - July 2, 2017 @ 4:30 am

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SALEM — This summer, The House of the Seven Gables is commemorating four centuries of work on its National Historic Landmark museum campus. On first weekends through September, visitors are welcome to visit the museum’s ongoing exhibition, take a special, labor-themed tour of The Gables — one of the oldest timber-framed mansions in North America. Visitors and their families are also invited to take part in the museum’s signature Living History Labs hands-on history experience. There will be demonstrations of historic work activities throughout the day.

All events are included with admission to museum. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. The annual exhibition in the Visitor Center is free and open to the public. The House of the Seven Gables is located at 115 Derby Street in Salem, Mass. Some onsite parking is available. For rates, hours and more details, please visit www.7Gables.org.

July 1
Living History Lab: 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 2 to 4:30 p.m.
Life and Labor Mansion Tours: 11 am; 2 p.m.
July 2
Living History Lab: 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 2 to 4:30 p.m.
Life and Labor Mansion Tours: 11 am; 2 p.m.
Butter-making: 2 to 4 p.m.

About The House of the Seven Gables Settlement Association
The mission of The House of the Seven Gables Settlement Association is to preserve The Gables’ National Historic Landmark and leverage its power as an icon of American culture to engage diverse audiences and provide education opportunities for the local immigrant community.

This year The House of the Seven Gables explores life and labor over four centuries on the historic museum campus. Special programming includes an interactive exhibition, lectures, conversations and family programming. All programs are designed to share the history of work using The House of the Seven Gables as a model for both ordinary and extraordinary jobs.

Website event page: https://7gables.org/event/4126/
Facebook event page: http://bit.ly/2tC8NvW

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July 1, 2017 @ 10:30 am
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July 2, 2017 @ 4:30 am
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https://7gables.org/event/4126/