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Architectural Treasure Hunt

September 27, 2020

DIY Activity: Celebrate iconic buildings in Salem’s McIntire Historic District by going on an Architectural Treasure Hunt! Use the answer bank to identify features of the following places: Hamilton Hall, Historic New England’s Phillips House, the Pickering House, and the Salem Athenaeum. At each property, you will find a fact sheet challenging you to identify the building’s architectural details. The fact sheets are posted at the rear visitor entrance of Historic New England’s Phillips House, and at the front entrance of the other three properties. Bring your own pen! Want to skip the paper? You can find digital copies at the host websites. The activity level for this Treasure Hunt is high school age and up.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE: Hard copies will be available at each site and digital copies will be available online during Trails & Sails.

Sites to pick up the hard copies are:

The Pickering House, 18 Broad Street Salem, MA 01970

Hamilton Hall, 9 Chestnut St, Salem, MA 01970

Phillips House, 34 Chestnut Street Salem, MA 01970

The Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970


September 27, 2020