The Salem Museum’s Historic Salem Christmas ornaments series is extremely popular year after year as gifts for local residents and those who have moved out of town.

The Museum’s new ornament for 2017 is The Preston Place. The detailed, three-dimensional ornament is now available in the Museum’s Gift Shop along with past years’ ornaments: Lakeside, the Salem Farmers Market, G. W. Carver School, Longwood, and the Salem Museum.

Preston Place is a historic Salem home built around 1821 and located at 1936 W. Main Street. In 2014, the old house was donated to the Salem Museum & Historical Society which completely renovated it. This year, Preston Place received a new life as the home of the White Oak Tea Tavern.

The Salem Museum’s Gift Shop carries an array of great gifts for Salem fans and history-lovers. The Shop has a wide selection of books by local authors and books about…

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