Where do we even begin? We at Historic Salem, Inc., are beyond thankful for the outpouring of love + support for this year's Christmas in Salem. It's an exceptional time in our beautiful city to celebrate the community and the rich legacy of historic homes in town. We're filled with gratitude; from the generous homeowners, who welcome our community into their private abodes, to the talented florists and decorators who create gorgeous holiday designs, to our musicians who fill the homes with holiday cheer. To the hundreds of volunteers who help make the weekend so special, we say 'thank you and happy holidays.' To our partners (Karen Scalia of Salem Food Tours, Salem Garden Club, Salem Wine Imports, historian Jim McAllister, and Hannah Diozzi of Salem Strolls), the weekend would simply not be the same without you. You donate your time and energy to make this weekend a unique event in Salem. New to this year's tour, we introduced vendors on the Common, and we'd like to give a special shout out to those that braved the cold (SalemSpice, Jodi Bee Bakes, Partridge in a Bear Tree Salem, Knyte & Riley Jewelry, La Crêperie de Stéphanie, Popped Gourmet Popcorn & Ice Cream, Beverly Bees). A special thank you to the Hawthorne Hotel for serving as our headquarters for the entire weekend! And to our numerous sponsors, thank you for your support of such a special weekend. This weekend would not be possible without your support. Please visit christmasinsalem.org for a full list of sponsors. A very special thank you to John Andrews of Creative Salem for taking the beautiful photos we are thrilled to share here. All photo credits belong to Creative Salem. May all your days be merry and bright. Happy holidays!
For this holiday season, we are happy to have collaborated with Windows of Salem artist, Elissa Von Letkemann to offer a curated collection of historic home-inspired greeting cards! Cards can be purchased on Etsy. Check out the press release below to learn more.