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Salem

Salem Trivia:

  • The Salem Maritime National Historic Site was the first American National Historic Site to be designated by Congress.
  • Salem was the center of Puritanism in America.
  • Nicknamed "The Witch City", Salem is home to the Salem Witch Trials.
  • American novelist and short story writer, Nathaniel Hawthorne, was born in 1804 in the city of Salem.
  • Salem is the birthplace of the National Guard.
  • The game of Monopoly was first published in Salem by Parker Brothers.
  • Alexander Graham Bell made the first long-distance phone call from the Lyceum in Salem to the offices of the Boston Globe in Boston on February 12, 1877.

Programs:

Adult Basic Education – Meets the specific educational needs of adult students who have limited basic reading, language and math skills and/or limited English proficiency.

English for Speakers of Other Languages – Assists adult students who have limited English proficiency by meeting their specific educational needs.

Young Parents – Offers pregnant and parenting out-of-school youth, aged 14-24, who have not achieved a high school diploma with a variety of educational and life skills training.

For more information on the Salem site and the programs offered, contact
Gail DiVico, Manager, gdivico@tra-inc.org.

10 Federal Street, Suite 15
Salem, MA 01970
Phone: (978) 744-2417
Fax: (978) 745-5757

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