Our exhibit on The Great Salem Fire of 1914 will show you where and how the fire started; how the fire was fought; numerous images of the fire and aftermath; the extent of the damage; how the homeless were sustained; and how Salem rebuilt.

Additional Online Resources
1. “The Salem Fire” by Arthur B. Jones
2. “The Great Salem Fire of 1914”, by Barbara Pero Kampas

Exhibit Sponsors and Contributors
Display Sponsor: The Boston Early Music Festival
Text Content: “The Great Salem Fire of 1914”, by Barbara Pero Kampas;
Mary-Ellen Smiley; Ken Harris
Visual Content: Great Island Design;
The Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum
The Beverly Historical Society