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The Witch House/Corwin House, Salem
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The Witch House/Corwin House is the only original building in the city with a direct connection to the 1692 Salem witch trials. Once the home of Judge Jonathan Corwin, the houses stayed in his family until the mid-19th century. Legend has it that the judge presided on the jury that condemned 19 innocent people to death during the witch trials, but--contrary to popular belief--none of the accused was ever brought to his home. The house and its museum serve as a rare example of 17th-century architecture in the United States. Using our online itinerary creator, Salem attractions like The Witch House/Corwin House can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Like the old furnishings; however, would have preferred more of a historic context. It was just a walk through attraction with very little context as to the witch trials. 
  • Seems very authentic. Scott was very knowledgeable and energetic. Goos to sorta study a tad ahead of time if you can. Even if it weren't for Salem events this would still be a pretty cool historic hou...  more »
  • An interesting look round this house. The guy on the door wasn't the most welcoming but another guy inside was chatting animatedly to some other guests and happily imparting knowledge about the house ...  more »