6 Family-Friendly Festive Holiday Events Happening in Salem!
Photo by(Elina Fairytale) (SALEM, MA) The quaint New England town of Salem may be known for Halloween, but the locals here know how to go big for holidays and they don't stop at just one! From a Trolley ride with Scrooge himself, to photos with Krampus, Halloween in Salem is a unique holiday experience you'll want to add to your checklist this year.
Howard Street Cemetery - Salem, Massachusetts
One of three cemeteries significant to the 1692 Witch Trials, the Howard Street Cemetery is said to be where Giles Corey was taken to be pressed to death, a torture chosen because he refused to stand trial. This cemetery is open to the public from dusk to dawn. More information in the video. ENJOY! For more, Follow me on YouTube and TikTok!
The Salem Witch Trials: How Fear and Hysteria Led to the Deaths of 20 Innocent People
Accusations, Trials, and Executions: A Look at the Salem Witch Trials. Witchcraft at Salem Village(William A. Crafts, Public domain/Wikimedia Commons) In 1692, nineteen people were hanged, and one person was crushed to death in Salem, Massachusetts, after being accused of practicing witchcraft. The Salem witch trials were a horrific event in American history, and their legacy still resonates today.
Check Out These Popular Spots to Eat in Salem, MA
The time to visit Salem is upon us and running around the capital of Halloween partaking in all the spooky and entertaining activities does require some sustenance. Here are a few of my favorite places that I always visit when I’m in Salem that I highly recommend.