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Salem's Roast Meat Hill and Beyond
Historic New England
Join Jim McAllister of Derby Square tours for a walking tour of Salem's Roast Meat Hill Neighborhood, home to Salem's African-American population in the nineteenth century and Italian population in the twentieth. Learn about artists, actors, and musicians that have also populated the neighborhood through the years. Tour meets at Gedney House.
This has already taken place.
$15. Registration is required.
Directions detail: From Route 128, take exit 26 to Lowell Street East. Follow signs into Salem, staying straight to end (street name changes). Turn left into Essex Street. Turn right at Cambridge Street. Turn left at Broad Street. Continue through lights onto Gedney Street. Take a right at the end of the street onto Margin Street. Take first right onto High Street.
Parking: There is limited, on-street parking available for non-residents. Other public parking options are available within walking distance to the Gedney House.
Public transportation: Walking from the Salem MBTA Station (0.6 miles): Head southwest on Bridge Street. Continue onto Washington Street; turn right at Norman Street; turn left at Margin Street; turn right at High Street. MBTA bus service is also available to Salem.