One Day in Salem Massachusetts: A perfectly chilling place to visit in October, or any time of year, is Salem, MA where real-life horror took place when many “witches” were killed here in a variety of horrible ways. Learn about the history by taking a History & Hauntings of Salem Guided Walking Tour or check out some of these haunted spots…
Old Burying Point Cemeter (1637)
A creepy cemetery for those involved in the Salem Witch Trials of the 1690s, as well as Revolutionary War victims.
Salem Witch Trials Memorial
Twenty stone benches that each represent a person murdered in the 1692 Salem witch trials.
The one remaining structure linked to the infamous Salem witch trials of 1692.
Salem Witch Museum
Large stage exhibits and tours about the Salem witch trials (1692), and witchcraft today.
Count Orlok’s Nightmare Gallery
A museum that displays exhibits of horror, science fiction, and fantasy films. The gallery also hosts a seasonal haunted house.
Other points of interest include-
The House of the Seven Gables (1668, made famous by author Nathaniel Hawthorne’s novel),
Salem Maritime National Historic Site,
Ropes Mansion (Allison’s House from the film Hocus Pocus),
Proctor’s Ledge Memorial (executions of 1692),
Salem Art Gallery (Inside the headquarters for the Satanic Temple),
Bewitched Statue of Elizabeth Montgomery (controversial)
and the Salem Witch Village.
I hope you enjoyed reading One Day in Salem, Massachusetts; however, there is so much to see and do here you might consider staying longer!
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