Other 1692 sites
All of the places listed below have a connection to 1692. They provide different information and viewpoints; some will appeal to children, while others have a more adult perspective.
- The Witch House The Jonathan Corwin House Also known simply as the Witch House, this 17th century home is a fine example of a grand first-period home and is the only building still standing in Salem with a direct connection to the 1692 witch trials.In 2009, Mayor Kimberley Driscoll proposed and the Salem City Council voted for a ticket surcharge on this City-owned property in order to support VAI's operations and non-award programs.
- Rebecca Nurse Homestead (Danvers, MA) The Rebecca Nurse Homestead sits on 25+ acres of an original 300 acres occupied by Rebecca Nurse and her family from 1678-1798. The property holds the traditional saltbox home lived in by the Nurse family. This is the only home of a person executed during the trials open to the public.
- House of the Seven Gables The 340-year-old house that inspired the classic Nathaniel Hawthorne novel, The House of the Seven Gables is one of the oldest surviving timber-framed mansion houses in continental North America.
- Cemeteries of Salem: Charter Street Burial Point, Howard Street Cemetery, Broad Street Cemetery
- Salem Witch Hunt Salem Witch Hunt: Examine the Evidence is a film featuring authentic dialogue and the latest research by renowned Salem Witch Trial scholars. Scenes depicted in the film were shot at actual locations associated with the Witch Trials of 1692.
- The Salem Witch Museum Visitors experience the drama of the Salem Witch Trials though thirteen life-size stage sets, figures, lighting and a stirring narration as they are witness to the web of lies and intrigue of the Salem Witch Hunt.
- Cry Innocent: The People vs. Bridget Bishop Cry Innocent is a theatrical performance based on an episode of the Salem witch trials. The audience hear the accounts of Bridget Bishop’s trial, cross-examine the witnesses and decide the verdict.
- Witch Dungeon Museum A theatrical experience set in Salem Village in 1692. Actors perform the Witch trials adapted from the 1692 historical transcripts. Welcome to Salem Massachusetts, where in the year 1692 something very unusual took place.
- The Witch History Museum The stories of 1692 are told through a historically accurate live presentation and tour, where you will walk thru the forest, meet Tituba in Rev. Parris' kitchen, visit Old Salem village and view 15 life size scenes depicting these stories. A flyer entitled A Visitor's Guide to 1692 features the above sites and programs. It is available at the Salem Visitors Center and other locations.
A flyer entitled A Visitor's Guide to 1692 features the above sites and programs. It is available at the Salem Visitors Center and other locations.