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Hiram Bingham

Hiram Bingham III: Machu Picchu Explorer and Politician

November 19, 2020 • Exploration and Discovery, Salem, Science

Hiram Bingham III was a distinguished scholar and public servant…


Music Vale Seminary, Salem

Music Vale Seminary in Salem Credited as Being First in US

In the mid-19th century, Orramel Whittlesey founded a music conservatory…


Senator Hiram Bingham of Connecticut

From the State Historian: Discovering the Explorer Hiram Bingham III

Of all the Connecticans who have left their mark in distant places, perhaps none made a more lasting—or more controversial—impression than this explorer.


Eight Mile River

Continuity and Change along the Eightmile River

July 9, 2019 • Environment, Lyme, Salem

The history of the Eightmile River, nearly one-third of which…


Hiram Bingham IV

Hiram Bingham IV: A Humanitarian Honored for Saving Lives during WWII

July 17, 2016 • Salem, World War II

Career diplomat Hiram Bingham IV, whose family has lived in…


Over Time: Salem’s Historical Population

April 4, 2014 • Hide Featured Image, Salem

Census data, from colonial times on up to the present, is a key resource for those who study the ways in which communities change with the passage of time.


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