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Essex Institute – Wikipedia

The Essex Institute (1848-1992) in Salem, Massachusetts, was “a literary, historical and scientific society.” It maintained a museum, library, historic houses; arranged educational programs; and issued numerous scholarly publications. In 1992 the institute merged with the Peabody Museum of Salem to form the Peabody Essex Museum.

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Salem school board votes to close Bowditch School

SALEM – Last-ditch presentations from supporters to save Nathaniel Bowditch School fell short Thursday night as the School Committee prepared to vote. Ultimately, the plan to close the school received support from the School Committee in a six-members-to-one vote. Effective this fall, Nathaniel Bowditch School will be dissolved and Horace Mann Laboratory School will relocate to its building.

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