April 18, 2010
-- Join Historic New England’s centennial celebration with a special Chestnut Street stroll led by renowned historian, Jim McAllister of Derby Square tours on May 2 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. The walking tour will focus on Chestnut Street history through celebrations, parties, and infamous stories that make the neighborhood not only one of the most beautiful in America, but also one of the most unique.
The cost of the tour is $10.00 for Historic New England members and $15.00 for the general public. The tour will meet at McIntire Park, across from Hamilton Hall on Chestnut Street. A first floor tour of the Phillips House, located at 34 Chestnut Street, will be offered following the walking tour for those who are interested.
Advance registration is recommended as space is limited for this centennial event. Please call 978-744-0440 or visit www.historicnewengland.org to RSVP or for additional information.
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Historic New England owns and operates two historic house museums in Salem, MA. The Phillips House is located on 34 Chestnut Street and was built in 1821. The Gedney House is located on 21 High Street and was built in 1665.