Reckoning with History: Salem’s Black Picnic/Election Day

June 24, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Salem Athenaeum—online
Suggested Donation: $10 members, $15 non-members

Doreen Wade, President of Salem United, a non-profit organization that protects and preserves Black History on the North Shore and throughout Massachusetts, shares the the origins of two long-standing Salem traditions: the Black Picnic and Election Day. She will share artifacts from her collection that is currently on exhibit at Hamilton Hall.


PLEASE NOTE: This event will be held online via Zoom.

Registration closes 45 minutes before the program start time.

The link for the event will be sent to all registered participants 20 minutes before program start.

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