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“Unmissable”
Review of Hocus Pocus Tours

Hocus Pocus Tours
Ranked #1 of 33 Tours in Salem
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Capture the historic spirit of Salem's yesteryear on this award winning, daily, 90-minute walking tour. Hear stories of intriguing people, discover the truth about Salem's infamous Witch Trial Hysteria, experience the authentic story of Salem's most notorious murder, and find out what locations were used in the movie Hocus Pocus. More than fifteen stops dot the tour route, including Salem's old jail -- a one-time residence for the Boston Strangler, the site of the Old Witch Gaol (prison), the Witch Trial Memorial, the field where Giles Corey was pressed to death, and the cemetery where a Witch Trial magistrate is buried.
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Reviewed December 20, 2009

On our short trip to Salem we were looking for a tour with real stories and real history. We were so lucky to find this tour which was just what we were looking for. Susan is a wonderful story teller and had us captivated with tales of local notoriety, that were even more spine-tingling as we stood in the dark at the actual locations. There was also plenty of humour during the tour which made the evening a very enjoyable and relaxed experience. Highly recommended. The truth really is more scary!

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Reviewed November 12, 2008

This tour was the highlight of my recent trip to Salem. Our tour guide, Susan, was knowledgeable, professional and charming. Not only was she engaging, but her passion for Salem and its rich history was evident. If you want the BEST Salem history lesson, along with some good exercise, I highly recommend you take this tour!

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