Salem Ancestry Days Exhibitor Fair

First Church 316 Essex Street, Salem, MA, United States

Start your genealogical start on Salem Ancestry Days weekend at First Church. Lectures, maps, tours all in one place. Our Exhibitors Include: Friends of Broad St. Cemetery DAR Timothy Pickering Chapter New England Historic Genealogical Society Massachusetts Society of Genealogy St. Peter’s Church Peabody Essex Museum – Phillips Library Essex Registry of Deeds

Getting Started in Family History

First Church 316 Essex Street, Salem, MA, United States

Learn how to get started with your family history research. Hear about first steps and go-to resources.

Tour Historic St. Peter’s Church

St. Peter’s Church 24 St. Peter Street, Salem, MA, United States

Are you a descendant of Philip English, accused of witchcraft in 1692, whose family tree includes Hawthorne’s and Ingersoll’s? Perhaps your Massachusetts ancestors remained loyal to the English crown during the Revolution, or you descend from a Salem ship captain, enslaved person, or from the great American mathematician and navigator, Nathaniel Bowditch. How was an Anglican Church, whose bell tower ... Read More

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

Hamilton Hall 9 Chestnut Street, Salem, United States

Join Hamilton Hall and Harmony Grove Cemetery for a joint Salem Ancestry Days event. 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 between descendants of Salem’s Remond family and the Rice, Sherman ... Read More

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

Hamilton Hall 9 Chestnut Street, Salem, United States

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 between descendants of Salem’s Remond family and ... Read More

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 judges, dozens of jurors and ... Read More

The Making of a Witch – A Play in One Act

St. Peter’s Church 24 St. Peter Street, Salem, MA, United States

Come learn the truth about Philip English… our founder, who was accused of witch craft in 1692 and narrowly escaped with his life.

The Making of A Witch – A Play on One Act

St. Peter’s Church 24 St. Peter Street, Salem, MA, United States

Come learn the truth about Philip English… our founder, who was accused of witch craft in 1692 and narrowly escaped with his life.

The Making of a Witch – A Play in One Act

St. Peter’s Church 24 St. Peter Street, Salem, MA, United States

Come learn the truth about Philip English… our founder, who was accused of witch craft in 1692 and narrowly escaped with his life.

The Making of A Witch – A Play on One Act

St. Peter’s Church 24 St. Peter Street, Salem, MA, United States

Come learn the truth about Philip English… our founder, who was accused of witch craft in 1692 and narrowly escaped with his life.

The Making of a Witch – A Play in One Act

St. Peter’s Church 24 St. Peter Street, Salem, MA, United States

Come learn the truth about Philip English… our founder, who was accused of witch craft in 1692 and narrowly escaped with his life.

The Making of A Witch – A Play on One Act

St. Peter’s Church 24 St. Peter Street, Salem, MA, United States

Come learn the truth about Philip English… our founder, who was accused of witch craft in 1692 and narrowly escaped with his life.