Let None Be Excluded: The Origins of Equal School Rights in Salem

Peabody Essex Museum East India Square, 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA, United States

In the 19th century, Salem residents celebrated the city’s early public school system for welcoming and educating all children. Despite the system’s success, the Salem school committee decided in 1834 to establish separate schools for Black children. This sudden decision and its implementation angered Black residents who launched a near-decade long struggle for the educational […]

Bats!

Peabody Essex Museum East India Square, 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA, United States

Meet bats — live and up close — in this multisensory exhibition exploring the wondrous world of bats and our connections with them. The only mammals that can truly fly, these animals have developed a host of superpowers that have benefited both humans and habitats around the world. Yet bats remain shrouded in mystery. Often […]

Let None Be Excluded: The Origins of Equal School Rights in Salem

Peabody Essex Museum East India Square, 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA, United States

In the 19th century, Salem residents celebrated the city’s early public school system for welcoming and educating all children. Despite the system’s success, the Salem school committee decided in 1834 to establish separate schools for Black children. This sudden decision and its implementation angered Black residents who launched a near-decade long struggle for the educational […]

Bats!

Peabody Essex Museum East India Square, 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA, United States

Meet bats — live and up close — in this multisensory exhibition exploring the wondrous world of bats and our connections with them. The only mammals that can truly fly, these animals have developed a host of superpowers that have benefited both humans and habitats around the world. Yet bats remain shrouded in mystery. Often […]

Let None Be Excluded: The Origins of Equal School Rights in Salem

Peabody Essex Museum East India Square, 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA, United States

In the 19th century, Salem residents celebrated the city’s early public school system for welcoming and educating all children. Despite the system’s success, the Salem school committee decided in 1834 to establish separate schools for Black children. This sudden decision and its implementation angered Black residents who launched a near-decade long struggle for the educational […]

Bats!

Peabody Essex Museum East India Square, 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA, United States

Meet bats — live and up close — in this multisensory exhibition exploring the wondrous world of bats and our connections with them. The only mammals that can truly fly, these animals have developed a host of superpowers that have benefited both humans and habitats around the world. Yet bats remain shrouded in mystery. Often […]

Let None Be Excluded: The Origins of Equal School Rights in Salem

Peabody Essex Museum East India Square, 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA, United States

In the 19th century, Salem residents celebrated the city’s early public school system for welcoming and educating all children. Despite the system’s success, the Salem school committee decided in 1834 to establish separate schools for Black children. This sudden decision and its implementation angered Black residents who launched a near-decade long struggle for the educational […]

Bats!

Peabody Essex Museum East India Square, 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA, United States

Meet bats — live and up close — in this multisensory exhibition exploring the wondrous world of bats and our connections with them. The only mammals that can truly fly, these animals have developed a host of superpowers that have benefited both humans and habitats around the world. Yet bats remain shrouded in mystery. Often […]

Let None Be Excluded: The Origins of Equal School Rights in Salem

Peabody Essex Museum East India Square, 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA, United States

In the 19th century, Salem residents celebrated the city’s early public school system for welcoming and educating all children. Despite the system’s success, the Salem school committee decided in 1834 to establish separate schools for Black children. This sudden decision and its implementation angered Black residents who launched a near-decade long struggle for the educational […]

Bats!

Peabody Essex Museum East India Square, 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA, United States

Meet bats — live and up close — in this multisensory exhibition exploring the wondrous world of bats and our connections with them. The only mammals that can truly fly, these animals have developed a host of superpowers that have benefited both humans and habitats around the world. Yet bats remain shrouded in mystery. Often […]

Let None Be Excluded: The Origins of Equal School Rights in Salem

Peabody Essex Museum East India Square, 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA, United States

In the 19th century, Salem residents celebrated the city’s early public school system for welcoming and educating all children. Despite the system’s success, the Salem school committee decided in 1834 to establish separate schools for Black children. This sudden decision and its implementation angered Black residents who launched a near-decade long struggle for the educational […]

Bats!

Peabody Essex Museum East India Square, 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA, United States

Meet bats — live and up close — in this multisensory exhibition exploring the wondrous world of bats and our connections with them. The only mammals that can truly fly, these animals have developed a host of superpowers that have benefited both humans and habitats around the world. Yet bats remain shrouded in mystery. Often […]