http://forum-network.org/lecture/catering-history-remonds-salem

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Catering to History: The Remonds of Salem

February 2, 2006
Julie Winch UMass, Boston

Presented by WGBH and The Old South Meeting House

An early scene on the Salem Waterfront

9 Chestnut Street — Open to the public irregularly

Hamilton Hall, built in 1805 by Salem’s leading architect, Samuel McIntire, served as the home and office for a successful catering business run by John Remond. An immigrant from Curaçao, John Remond was politically active in the causes of anti-slavery and school desegregation.

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