Amelia Payson House

16 Winter Street, Salem, Massachusetts, 01970, United States | B&B
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Smoke and Mirrors

A travel blog entry by magica1-rea1ism

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Took the train from North Station to Salem this afternoon. Not entirely sure what I expected, but I was slightly disappointed in the town. Don't get me wrong, there were some beautifully quaint houses, and grand looking structures. There were also A LOT of 'psychic readings' folk, and silly things too. We didn't see all of it, so maybe we missed something fabulous, but it perhaps would be better if they emphasised the actual history a bit more. A lot of the houses did ...

Where only a few people knew my name

A travel blog entry by jackcox

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"I'm a sailor peg and I lost my leg. I climbed the topsails. I lost my leg. I'm shipping up to Boston. (woah oh oh)." [Dropkick Murphys, 2005]

I stayed with an English couple in Boston. I had a cup of tea and a biscuit when I arrived.

Here is what I learned in Boston:

  • Lobsters look ridiculous but taste fantastic.
  • Baseball is ...

Day 9 Day Trip to Salem

A travel blog entry by johnmu

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... Burying Point is the oldest burying ground in the city of Salem. Around the corner, find the Witch Trials Memorial, dedicated in 1992 as part of the Salem trials' tercentenary.

At the end of the day we caught the local Trolley tour bus to Salem Harbor for the boat trip back to Boston and a different view of the Boston skyline from Massachusetts Bay.
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Strange things happening in Salem...

A travel blog entry by mollohan

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... to visit, enjoyed the ship. It may have had something to do with all the young men in uniform who were assigned to clean the ship and to answer any questions we had, but I think they also enjoyed getting a glimpse at what life was like on board back in 1812. The story of how she earned her nickname Old Ironsides is an interesting one. You can look it up on the internet if you are truly interested but I want to get to today's story because it made all of our days and it had ...

Beautiful - Wish I could stay longer

A travel blog entry by mari-travel_40.

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... the slave girl named Tituba was teaching the girls some games to play, they got a glass of water cracked an egg and let it drop. Whatever letter they see in the water and eye that would be the first letter of their future husband's name. One little girl named Betty Parris who was only 9 years old also played this game, but instead of seeing a letter she saw a picture which scared her. Those days the people were very ...

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This B&B, located on 16 Winter Street, Salem, is near Salem Witch Museum, Peabody Essex Museum, and Phillips Library.
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