Periodically, a short story about Salem events, people, and history will be presented on this page. These articles are written by Salem historian, Jim McAllister of Derby Square Tours.


Frank W Benson
Rev. William Bentley
John Bertram
Nathaniel Bowditch
Enos Briggs
Master Shipbuilder
Roger Conant
Salem's Founder
Patrick Gilmore
and the Salem Brass Band
Dr. Edward A. Holyoke
Physician & Scientist
Philip Little
Samuel McIntire
Architect & Carver
Jean Missud
Beloved Band Leader
'Lizzie' Peabody
and Nathaniel Hawthorne


Along the Shore
Salem Harbor
Salem Athenaeum
Private Library
Baker's Island
Home of Ma and Pa Baker
East India Marine Hall
Dedicated 1825
Gathering Places
Assembly Halls
The Grimshawe House
and Elizabeth Peabody
Hamilton Hall
Nathaniel Hawthorne's Neighborhood
Pioneer Village
First Living History Museum
Notable Structures
Salem Architecture
Old Salem News Building
Washington Street Fixture
Salem Willows
A Trip to the Willows


Extreme Weather
Charter Street
A Course thru Times Past
Salem Garden Club
Historic Salem, Inc.
Historic Preservation
July 4th, 1926 Celebration
Salem's 300th Anniversary
Mobile Homes
Moving Historic Houses
Of Lectures and Lyceums
The Salem Lyceum Society
The Ups and Downs of Saving Buildings
VIPs Visit Salem
Winters to Remember

Jim McAllister
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