801 East Main Street
Salem, Virginia 24153
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Mark your Calendars!

We’ve got some great happenings coming up! Don’t miss a single one!

Upcoming Events at the Salem Museum!


· Oct. 4: Art on the Way—Salem’s very first art & music festival, to be held at the Museum in conjunction with the City & the Salem Fine Arts Commission! Details on page 1!

· Oct. 18: First-ever Salem Museum Yard Sale fundraiser. Come to buy; come to sell! See elsewhere in this newsletter for the full story!

· Oct. 18 and 21: Salem Museum Ghost Walk! Volunteers needed! Cost: $7.50 for adults, $5 for students. Reservations required--call 389-6760.

· Oct. 20: Salem Museum lecture series, 7:00 pm. Museum Director (and professor of WWII history) John Long will mark the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of Leyte Gulf, the largest naval battle in history and a crucial victory of Allied forces in the Pacific. Bring a friend!

· Oct. 24: SHS on the Road! Join us for a day trip to enjoy the Fall foliage and learn about Appalachian folkways from author Peggy Shifflett, as she takes us to Hopkins Gap, VA where she grew up.

· Nov. 17: Salem Museum lecture series, 7:00 pm.

· Dec. 1: Opening of an exhibit in the Ritter Community Room featuring the artwork of local artist (and faithful SHS member) Pam Ogden!


Monthly Events: Salem Museum speaker series is typically the third Monday evenings of each month, though the schedule may change from time to time. We meet at the museum at 7 pm to hear from informative speakers who cover a range of topics relevant to local history.