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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


Three of the newest members to the Salem Historical Society stand with membership chair, Joan Lora, holding the items they can select with their new annual membership. The three are Connie Rowe, Connie Cranmer and Thalia Mercer

Membership information is available at the Society’s gift shop located at 239 South Lundy Avenue on Monday, Wednesday or Thursday mornings or by mail to 208 South Broadway Avenue. The phone number is 330-337-8514.

To our many current members, thank you for your support and encouragement.  You make our work enjoyable.  Please continue to stop in and visit with us.  We love having you here. Our community is blessed with so many assets, one of which is our beautiful facilities.  Please take advantage of them.


Single annual dues are $20.00

A Life Membership is $1000.00 per person

Benefits of Membership

  • Subscription to the "SALEM HISTORICAL BUGLE " quarterly newsletter

  • Support to preserve our Salem History

  • Free access to our Sunday tours

  • Opportunity to serve as an elected official or trustee

New memberships to the Salem Historical Society can select one of two gifts. They will have their choice of the book, THE SALEM STORY CONTINUES, published for the Salem Bicentennial in 2006 or the table runner of the 150th anniversary of Salem Public Schools prepared in 2003.