President’s Letter 2024

Fast forward 134 years to 2023 and how far we’ve come.  The Society is now the successful owner and guardian of eight important historic buildings on nearly 20 acres, including the arboretum and incredible floral displays of Glen Magna.  Our membership has bloomed to almost 300, and our Board of Trustees is comprised of dedicated diverse individuals.  A small army of devoted volunteers assists our professional staff in fulfilling our mission to educate and preserve the rich History of Danvers, Salem Village, and this land once known as Naumkeag, and the memories of the many people who have lived amid and loved these hills and valleys for thousands of years. Read more