Upcoming Events

Ann Parson: The Birds of Dog

A special afternoon with Ann Parson, author of "The House That John Built" featuring a presentation about her new book, "The Birds of Dog." Read More

Sunday, February 25, 2024

4:00 pm

Location:Pickering House: 18 Broad Street, Salem

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Ancestry Days Lecture: A Look at Salem Diarists with Dr. Donna Seger

While scholars have been drawing on the voluminous diary of the Reverend William Bentley for decades, it is only one of a succession of personal perspectives on Salem’s past. From the seventeenth century through the twentieth, soldiers and statesmen, artists and authors, and otherwise average men and women chronicled their… Read More

Sunday, April 23, 2023

2:00 pm

Location:Pickering House: 18 Broad Street, Salem

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The Canandaigua Treaty of 1794

The Pickering Foundation was pleased to accept the gift of a wampum belt originally given to Col. Timothy Pickering in 1794 as part of the signing of a treaty between the United States and the “western” Native Americans, one of the first such treaties signed by the new United States. Read More

Sunday, March 12, 2023

4:00 pm

Location:Pickering House: 18 Broad Street, Salem

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Linguistic Endeavors in late 18th Century Lisbon: John Pickering VI and the Academia Orthográfica Portugueza

Zoom lecture presented by Professor Rolf Kemmler of Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD). He will give a history of Academia Orthográfica Portugueza (founded in 1772), the institute where John Pickering VI, Minister Plenipotentiary to the Portuguese Court in Lisbon from 1797-1801, is likely to have had contact during his language studies. Read More

Sunday, January 15, 2023

3:00 pm

Location:Pickering House: 18 Broad Street, Salem

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