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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.

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

A visit with historians from McKinley Presidential Library and Museum

Posted 6/16/2014

Mark Holland and Tom Haas of the McKinley Presidential Library and Museum paid us a visit May 28 for a collaboration session.  We shared experiences and museum practices, including the software program we use to catalogue our donations.  Salem and Canton have similar history with many factories and industry in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.  Their visit with us was very productive and a lot of ideas were exchanged.

We are planning a trip to McKinley Presidential Library and Museum in the near future.   Please visit Mark's Blog, "Archivist's Attic" at  His latest post as of Friday May 30th features their visit here.  Here are some pictures of their visit:

David Dunn explains

our library to Tom

Tom looks over the

view of our