Robyn from Creative Collective and Creative Salem and Melissa from Now Age Travel take a fresh approach to women’s history in Salem. More than a city of witches, Salem has always had a history of bold women shaping the area for famous, infamous and lesser-known happenings. Listen to Robyn and Melissa chat with local residents, creatives, politicians, historians and feminist leaders about the history of Salem and the women that influenced it.
Robyn & Melissa get back together to chat with new Salem Ward 2 Councilor, Christine Madore. The three discuss one of Salem’s recent female heroes, Ada Louise Huxtable, and her ability to save Salem from becoming a major highway.
Robyn even tries to explain why some centuries old homes around Salem are black but gets “stuck” on sap (pun intended). Don’t fret, historians – we’ve already made sure Robyn knows she meant to say “linseed oil” not “tree sap”).
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Topics discussed in the podcast:
The Grimshaw House
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