Learn about French-Canadian immigrants and their Franco-American descendants in Salem, Massachusetts!
Planning a trip to Salem? Discover the places and spaces that were important to the city's Franco-American community!
Learn about the Great Fire of Salem in 1914 and how it profoundly impacted Salem's Franco-American community
Connect to the Salem State University Archives to learn more about the Franco-American Oral History Project
Read a brief description of the Franco-American community in Salem, Massachusetts
Access a free digital version of the English translation of the History of St. Joseph's Parish, originally published in French in 1948
Six classroom-ready activities for teachers of French. Teach your students about the rich heritage of New England's third largest ethnic group!
This website was created and is maintained by volunteers who aim to collect, create, and disseminate information about Franco-Americans in Salem, Massachusetts.
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The information is rooted in community-based research. It would not be possible without the assistance of participants of the Franco-American Oral History Project at Salem State University, along with contributions of stories, memories and photos graciously shared by members of the Richelieu Club of Salem, the Club Richelieu Nord de Boston, and alumni of St. Joseph’s and Ste.Chretienne’s high schools in Salem.