"A Witchy Town" Salem by SteveOSF
Salem Travel Guide: 456 reviews and 1,264 photos
Salem is located north of Boston on Massachusetts' Atlantic coast. In Salem between 1692 and 1693, over 200 people were accused of practicing witchcraft. Trails were held and twenty people were executed as a result. Nineteen of those killed were hung and one was crushed to death by heavy rocks. Eventually people began to realize the big mistake they were making and by May of 1693 all those accused were pardoned.
Today Salem embraces its witchy past. The old city center is filled with witch paraphernalia and exhibits. They even have a witch museum.
- Pros:Historic, interesting town with a certain witchy charm.
- Cons:Traffic into the town can be heavy.
- In a nutshell:Historic town that can cast a spell over you.
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