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The Salem Historical Society
Main Entry for Meeting Room and Gift Shop in the lower level of
Dale Shaffer Research Library

239 South Lundy
Salem, OH
(330) 337 - 8514

....researching, preserving, showcasing

The Salem Historical Society

Gloria Judy (left) in discussion with Michelle Huffman (right) about her recent book available at the Salem Historical Society gift shop.
The Salem Historical Society’s gift shop continues to offer items of interest on various topics. The annual community calendar, which has been prepared for the last several years by the Salem Historical Society features “Dining in Salem” with some of Salem’s restaurants of the past.
The cost is $10 each and $2 if shipping is needed.
As a reminder, there will be no Monthly Meetings in January or February.  They will begin again in March.  However, the museum will maintain its regular hours.       
Gift Certificate
A newly released book, Miss Me but Let Me Go, prepared by Michelle Huffman, was made available this week. Her book is the true story about how an incredible young man helps his grieving mother to heal—from the other side. 

She shares a review of her book, “Dustin Marshall Huffman was kind and funny and had a charisma that would light up a room. He got a job at a tree company after school let out for the summer following his junior year. I argued against it because of a premonition I had but no one would take me serious.

“Just three weeks later, while working in Gretchen’s Lock, an area that is famous for being haunted, he fell 100’ off a rocky cliff. "My baby was gone. He was only seventeen."  She continues, “I was destroyed. Tranquilizers and tequila had become a way of life until a psychic told me that he wanted me to know that it made him sad to see me cry all the time because it

The Salem Historical Society Gift Shop Offers Intriguing Items     

made him feel like he broke me. It was time for a change and I replaced medication with meditation. 

“Once I was sober I started noticing signs. Lots of them. Mysterious phenomena that defies logical explanation and that continues to this day. It helped me to heal my grief and evolve both emotionally and spiritually.

“His Legacy lives on.  He is Huffman Legend”.

Miss Me but Let Me Go was released October 23rd, 2017.  Cost is $11.99 plus tax

The gift shop is located at 239 South Lundy and open Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings 9 to noon. Consider stopping at the Salem Historical Society gift shop for a great selection of materials dealing with Salem’s historical interests. For additional information, call 330-337-8514.

Salem Historical Society is making plans to bring you more activities, programs, and special events to promote the city of Salem and our very rich history.  We start off with a brain-storming session and welcome your ideas. 
Please call us with suggestions!       
Have you thought of donating time and skills to help us?   If so, download a brief form
to let us know your interests and skills.   Then bring the completed form to us during our office hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9-noon.       

Office Hours
Monday, Wednesday,
Thursday  9am-noon

Offices are located in the upper level of the Dale Shaffer Research Library

Mailing Address:
208 South Broadway Ave
Salem, OH 44460


Weekly Sunday 1-4pm

Monthly 3rd Tuesday 6-9pm
(May through October)

Tours are also available by appointment, call 330-337-8514

Tours begin at the front door of the Pearce House at 208 South Broadway.

Trolley Tours begin at the lower level of Dale Shaffer Library on South Lundy Ave.