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“self guided tour”(152 reviews)
“own pace”(21 reviews)
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The only remaining Salem structure with direct ties to the witch trials of 1692.
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310 1/2 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3257
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+1 978-744-8815
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When we arrived at this historic house painted in a dark grey colour we were disappointed not to see a small panel indicating who lived there and when it was built. Not every visitor wants to pursue witches. We just wanted to see the historic buildings of the town. This one was
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From what I understand, this is the last surviving house from the witch trial period. It is a self guided tour, so you can set your own pace. We enjoyed seeing the furniture and kitchen gadgets from that time period. Ask questions if you don't know what something is. The people
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Stopped here as we toured Salem and paid the admission price - more about seeing the sort of period houses than about witches. Very creaky floorboards.
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We enjoyed this place. You tour the home on a self guided tour - many placards of info, and period furnishings. Steep steps to second level. Nice.
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If you like social history and old houses, you'll really appreciate this attraction. It is self-guided with many information placques around the house to read at your own pace. If that's not enough for you, you'll find some knowledgeable and friendly guides on hand to answer
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