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travel42 Port Guide: Salem

Salem travel42 Port of Call Guide

If Plymouth is Pilgrims, Pilgrims, Pilgrims, then Salem is witches, witches, witches. Only 15 mi/25 km northeast of Boston, the town of Salem, Massachusetts, is best known for the witch trials Puritans held there in 1692. Based on the accusations of a small group of children and women, 20 people were put to death on the suspicion that they were involved with witchcraft (19 were hanged, one was crushed to death). In retrospect, many believe the accusations had more to do with personal vendettas a...
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