The Hired Help of Chestnut Street walking tour

10:00 a.m. Sat, May 4, 2013

Venue: Phillips House Museum

34 Chestnut Street, Salem, MA 01970


Julie Arrison


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In 2013, Historic New England is exploring the roles of everyday people at each of its historic properties. Join Jim McAllister of Derby Square Tours for walking tour of the Chestnut Street neighborhood focusing on the lives of servants, coachmen, chauffeurs, gardeners, and other workers who helped to make life on Chestnut Street run smoothly through the centuries. Mr. McAllister's tour is based upon local stories, oral histories, and journals from former home owners. The tour meets on the Hamilton Hall end of Chestnut Street.

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