2021 SALEM


Preservation in a Changing Climate

September 13 & 14, 2021

The City of Salem, Massachusetts and the Salem Preservation Partners are excited to announce their first event to raise awareness of and discuss adaptation strategies to address climate change impacts on the region’s historic buildings, landscapes and neighborhoods. This two-day workshop will include a keynote address by Erin Minnigan of the Preservation Society of Charleston who will discuss adaptation strategies employed in Charleston to protect that community’s history and culture; a panel discussion by leading historic property experts who will explore their efforts to increase resiliency of historic buildings in a changing climate and walking tours of several historic coastal neighborhoods in Salem.


Watch Keeping History Above Water: Salem Online

Click below to watch the virtual walking tours from the event. Links to the virtual sessions coming soon!


September 13 - Welcome & Keynote

September 14 - Sessions 1 & 2

Virtual Walking Tour - Salem's Industrial Heritage Along a Changing Shoreline

Virtual Walking Tour - Salem's Colonial Maritime Sites & Rising Tides


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