Thursday, January 16, 2014

Guest Newsletter for Friday, January 17

Here is the Hawthorne Guest Messenger for Friday, January 17, 2014.

Hotel Notes
Interested in learning more about the hotel and the surrounding city of Salem?  Look no further than the Hawthorne Hotel website.  By clicking Virtual Tour on the main page, you can view event spaces, guest rooms, and common spaces within the hotel, as well as popular Salem attractions.  The newly added voiceovers that accompany the 360 degree view of each subject offer a wealth of information on each topic.     

Weather Forecast   
Partly sunny skies with a high of 45 degrees and a low of 32 degrees.  

What’s Happening in Salem this week
Phillips Favorites: Travel and the Phillips Family
Saturday, January 18th from 2pm-3pm at the Phillips House

The Phillipses were a globetrotting family that chronicled their travels in photographs, film, and journals. Join us for a special tour and film screening that focuses on the travels of the Phillips family in the early twentieth century. Registration is required. Special pricing for tickets for the entire series is available. Please call 978-744-0440 for more information. $5 Historic New England members, $10 nonmembers; $20 member series, $50 non-member series.

Flags of the Day

This Day in History
On January 17, 1950, a team of 11 thieves, in a precisely timed and choreographed strike, steals more than $2 million from the Brinks Armored Car depot in Boston, Massachusetts. The Great Brinks Robbery, as it quickly became known, was the almost perfect crime. Only days before the statute of limitations was set to expire on the crime, the culprits were finally caught.

I hope to see you here!


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