Course Detail: O_SALEM24 - Salem Day Trip

Dive into New England history on our June 7 day trip to SalemOn June 7, OLLI will go to a particularly beautiful and interesting New England city: Salem, Massachusetts. The notorious site of the witch trials, the birthplace of Nathaniel Hawthorne, a bustling seaport with ships bringing goods from around the world, and a stunning seaside village, Salem offers centuries of history and vitality to visitors.We will leave the Wishcamper Center at 8 AM and travel to the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem. The museum celebrates the creative and cultural past and present of Salem in its exhibitions and programs. We will have a tour of the museum and time to consider a wide range of exhibitions. We will share a list of area restaurants for you to choose to visit or you may bring your own picnic lunch. The afternoon is free for you to explore Salem-it's many museums, including The Witch House, the House of Seven Gables, (fun for Hawthorne fans), and the Salem Maritime National Historic Site. Salem is a walkable village with beautiful historic neighborhoods, cemeteries, churches, and shops to explore.

Course Pre-requisites
(required) OLLI Membership 2023-2024

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