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  Salem

  Peabody Essex Museum

  161 Essex Street

  Salem  MA   01970    

  Phone   978 745-9500

  Web Site  www.pem.org

  Description  oldest continuously operating museum in US, 2.4 million items in

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection  Design

  Collection  Paintings

  Research   Library

  New or Updated:  5/7/2006

  Salem
 
Salem 1630 Pioneer Village
 
Forest River Park
 
West Avenue
 
Salem   MA  01970    
 
Phone   508 744-0991
 
Web Site  http://www.historicsalem.org/endangered/
 
Alt Web  http://www.essexheritage.org/trails/salem/pioneer_village_frbanner.html
 
Description  SEE Historic Salem article
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Village
 
Kind of Activity   Living History
 
Nature of Group or Site  Outdoor
 
Era  1630
 
New or Updated:   1/6/2004

  Massachusetts
 
Sandwich
 
Heritage Museums & Gardens
 
67 Grove Street
 
Sandwich  MA  02563   
 
Phone  508 888-1222
 
Web Site  http://www.heritagemuseumsandgardens.org/
 
Alt Web  mailto:info@heritagemuseums.org
 
Description  three museums in one: military (with 2000 miniatures), automotive, folk art,                         all in a 100 acre garden setting
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Gardens
 
Building Type  Farm
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Folk Life
 
Collection A-F  Folk Art
 
Collection G-M  Miniatures
 
Collection N-Z  Vehicles
 
New or Updated:  10/24/2003

  Saugus
 
Saugus Ironworks
 
244 Central Street
 
Saugus  MA  01906   
 
Phone  781 233-0050
 
Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/sair/
 
Alt Web  mailto:SAIR_Iron_Works_House@nps.gov
 
Description  reconstructed ironworks complex with museum, model of the functioning                         plant, examples of iron based items
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Building Type  Mill
 
Era      1646-1668
 
New or Updated:  10/29/2003

  Massachusetts
 
Scituate
 
Scituate Historical Society
 
43 Cudworth Road
 
PO Box 276
 
Scituate  MA  02066    
 
Phone  781 545-1083
 
Web Site  http://www.scituatehistoricalsociety.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:director@scituatehistoricalsociety.org
 
Description  society maintains 10 historic buildings & sites
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Building Collection
 
New or Updated:   1/11/2004

  Sheffield
 
Sheffield Historical Society
 
159 - 161 Main St
 
PO Box 747
 
Sheffield   MA  01257    
 
Phone   413 229-2694
 
Web Site  http://www.sheffieldhistory.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:shs@sheffieldhistory.org
 
Description  7 building  campus  holds collections
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Building Collection
 
Industry /Profession Textiles
 
Collection A-F Furniture
 
Collection N-Z  Tools
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:   1/11/2004
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