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June 2019

Rebirth of the Thomas Kay Woolen Mill

2019-06-26T16:23:45-07:00June 26th, 2019|Categories: Thomas Kay Woolen Mill|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Original wooden structure of the Thomas Kay Woolen Mill destroyed by fire in November 1895. A fire devastated the Thomas Kay Woolen [...]

January 2019

Electrifying Salem

2019-01-30T12:14:28-07:00January 30th, 2019|Categories: History Tidbits, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It started out as an easy question.  When was Salem first electrified?  In preparing for the museum’s upcoming exhibit – Yesterdayland: Innovations of the [...]

January 2018

April 2015

October 2014