Home Life


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A variety of activities and demonstrations take place on a daily basis in the historic buildings and surroundings of Old Salem. These activities vary according to the season and rhythm of life in Old Salem. 

Some of the activities and demonstrations you may see on your visit to Old Salem are:
– Quilting
– Laundry and ironing
– 18th century games
– Coffee roasting
– Hearth cooking
– 18th century currency
– Candle making
– Churning butter
– Preserving foods