Live the History!
Christmas Light Quakertown Trolley Tours:
Enjoy the best decorated homes in Salem.
Wed, Dec 8, 2021 6:15pm and 7:30pm
Fri, Dec 10, 2021 6:15pm and 7:30pm
Duration: About 60 minutes
Cost: $7.00 per adult and $4.00 for children under 12. Under 3 are free
Reservations: call 330-337-8514
Walk-ups are welcome after reservations are seated.
Trips with less than 15 may be cancelled or rearranged.
Masks are required.
Saturday Dec 11, 2021 1pm -3pm
Book Signing with Coria Brock, author of My Life Is His Testimony, and Discovering Your True Identity in Christ. Come to the Meeting Room next to our Gift Shop.
Saturday Dec 11, 2021 2pm
UGRR Tour on the Quakertown Trolley
Reservations: 330-337-8514. Walk-ins are welcome after reservations are honored.
You are invited to our next Monthly Meeting on December 14, 2021 at 7pm in the meeting room of Dale Shaffer library.
Traci Manning, Curator of Education, Mahoning Valley Historical Society will present "19th Century Christmas.” Attendees are asked to bring Christmas cookies to share.
Monthly Meetings are open to the public. This meeting is also available on Facebook.
We have hundreds of special artifacts on display and over 12 rooms in our four buildings that offer theme contents. Sunday tours begin at the entrance to Pearce Building at 208 South Broadway.
Museum Tours are given from
May through the end of October each Sunday from 1-4pm and every Second Saturday from 1-4pm.
Both group and individual tours are also available by appointment.
Each year, over 1,000 passengers including school children, out-of-town visitors, and residents take advantage of our various trolley tours:
with plans to add tours for Charles Burchfield and Alan Freed.
The trolley participates in community events and is rented for weddings, birthdays, reunions, and other celebrations.
We are pleased to announce the release of the 2022 calendar "Remembering Where We Were," featuring Salem buildings that were loved and lost. QR codes are on the calendar for more information on the month's featured structure. This calendar will be a treasured keepsake for anyone who grew up or lived in Salem.
Cost: $15 at our Gift Shop and at Salem Computer Center. OR you can order online here to have a calendar mailed to you. Shipping and handling costs will be added.
call or contact us. We want to talk with you!
The Museum Gift Shop is located on the lower level of the Dale Shaffer Research Library facing South Lundy and is open during our regular hours or by appointment.
The gift shop offers Salem-related merchandise, some of which are exclusive.
The Dale Shaffer Research Library has books and file cabinets full of articles, original documents, photos, and other archival material for almost any subject and many people related to Salem and the surrounding areas.
Our staff is knowledgeable and willing to help. Visit us during business hours or call to make other arrangements.
Join us! Benefits of membership:
The Salem Historical Society is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. While the museum gathers operating funds from museum tours and foundation grants, we largely rely on donations, both big and small from our membership and our community. These donations are always used wisely and are greatly appreciated.