The Salem Ancestry Talk Show:
The Photo Detective & The Story Teller

Please join us for a moderated Zoom show with special guests Maureen Taylor, The Photo Detective, and James McAllister the official Historian of Salem. Together they will unlock the secrets and stories of family photographs submitted in advance!

Program hosted and presented by the Salem Historical Society, the Salem Athenaeum, Harmony Grove Cemetery & the Bowditch Institute.

Submit photos using this form.

If you have problems or questions, email


Ancestry Days Photos

  • Email
  • Phone
  • What you know about this photo:
  • What you want to learn about this photo:
  • Upload the photo you want to be examined here. Please be sure to send us the front and the back of the photo!
    Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpg, pdf, Max. file size: 2 MB, Max. files: 2.


    Register for the Zoom event!