Preservation at Work
Historic Salem hosts a variety of educational and fundraising (and both) events throughout the year. Upcoming events include: There are no events to display
Historic Salem is disappointed to see the demolition of St. Joseph’s Church. This is the latest in a line of prominent city buildings that have been demolished over the decades. With it, a piece of the collective history that contributes to the unique fabric of Salem will be lost. Ada Louise Huxtable wrote, “Architecture transforms and fixes a city’s identity; symbolic architecture is more than a conspicuous addition.” Today, we are losing some of that identity.