Legacy of the Hanging Judge

In 1692 the Salem Witch Trials wrought havoc on a small New England community. “Legacy of the Hanging Judge” replays the events in the words…

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Salem Witch Trials FAQs

Q: Did the Salem Witch Trials happen in modern-day Salem or Danvers? A: The Witchcraft Hysteria of 1692 happened throughout the region, with accused and…

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Salem MA Haunted Happenings Lanterns at the Village
Lanterns in the Village

A new Halloween tradition for your family! Our historic village a-glow with jack o’ lanterns! Listen to ghost stories while sipping on hot cider or…

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Salem Haunted Happenings 2017

A festive celebration of Halloween and fall in New England, more than 250,000 people come to Salem Haunted Happenings each year.  Events include a Grand…

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A Day in Salem for $50 or Less

A day-trip to Salem doesn’t have to break the bank. From free events and tours to reasonably priced attractions and restaurants, there is so much…

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The History Buff’s Guide to Salem, Massachusetts

Salem, Massachusetts is a history lover’s paradise. With colonial and maritime history, and the history of the Salem Witch Trials, along with spectacular architecture dating…

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Salem Heritage Trail
See the Sights from Salem’s Heritage Trail

Salem’s Red Line – or Heritage Trail – exists to guide visitors between historic sites and destinations. Intended to inspire self-guided exploration, there are a…

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National Doctors Day in Salem, MA

One of Salem’s earliest known physicians was Samuel Fuller, who arrived in the area then known as Naumkeag in 1629. Captain Endicott took notice of…

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Spotlight on the Salem Witch Trials

We commemorated the anniversary of the hanging of Bridget Bishop, the first victim of the Salem Witch Trials, on June 10.  The Witch House hosted…

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