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The Witch House/Corwin House, Salem

Categories: History Museums, Museums
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2.6/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web
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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  • This house is not far from where I live. It is the actual house from the Witch Trials, though not in its original location. While partially restored as a house of the period, it is also complete with ...  read more »
  • The Witch House is a self-guided tour through a house that was built around the Puritan period and offers an intimate look as the life of a family at that time. Several objects and notes are provided ...  read more »
  • The witch house sounds more exciting than it is. Saw it on ghost adventures and had to check it out. It was small, packed and over in 10 minutes. Nothing exciting. Just looked like an old tiny house o...  read more »
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