On the 34th Day of the PapiBlogger Family Road Trip we pit stopped in the beautiful colonial town of Salem, Massachusetts where we got a first hand look at the history of the infamous Salem Witch Trials and also participated in a great ghost tour.
THE WITCH DUNGEON MUSEUM
Salem is a peculiar place to visit because it was the site of a major hysteria that swept across Massachusetts in the 1600s involving citizens being accused of witchcraft. The Salem witch trials (February 1692 thru May 1693) were a series of hearings before local magistrates followed by county court of trials to prosecute people accused of witchcraft in Essex, Suffolk, and Middlesex counties of colonial Massachusetts. (more…)