The Henry Derby House

47 Summer Street, Salem, Massachusetts, 01970, United States | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Salem

Hubble bubble!

A travel blog entry by pjjones on Aug 01, 2014

2 comments, 22 photos

... bay to Salem, and Rob, (aka Frank Sinatra - we were sure he was going to break into My Way at any minute) narrated us into the witchy city with information about legal pirates who were allowed to attack ships so long as they were british? Timmy the captain made sure we got there safe and sound. Bob also cracked a joke about the Boston Tea Party, as the tea was thrown into the sea on December 16th, this was the birth in America ...

Day Trip to Salem!

A travel blog entry by maighreadquirke on May 30, 2014

3 comments, 10 photos

... in the trials but it is the only house that remains from the period and is further out from the town. There were certainly some gruesome stories! It was claimed that the girls suffered bouts of 'hysteria' which is when you make an emotional lash out without thinking or deliberately intending to hurt. The Puritan girls had a very plain and boring lifestyle as the puritans believe any form of entertainment or merriment was a sin. The girls did chores and red the bible. That ...

Off to Orlando! 14/8/13

A travel blog entry by liamrudevics on Aug 27, 2013

7 photos

... 8220;I’m bubbles” and “I blow bubbles”… Not really YCA [thats Y Camp Appropriate]). After lunch Kat and I broke off to post our bags back to Australia which was really really stressful! We couldn’t find the post office for a solid 30-45 minutes, and thought we’d try things like UPS or FedEx but shat ourselves when I was quoted $670 to send my bag home. Once we eventually found the post office the clerk was an absolute ...

Witchcraft? Ba, humbug!

A travel blog entry by pajama on Jul 21, 2013

1 comment, 10 photos

We travelled down the coast to Salem today --- home to the witch trials of the late 1600s. While the whole "witch" thing is totally over-commercialized, there is, if you look, some fact-based information. Pam went on a tour while I sat with Maeve, as we couldn't disguise her as a guide dog, in following with their regulations. Even Pam's attempts to say she was a ...

Bewitched

A travel blog entry by knightc on Jul 11, 2013

1 comment, 6 photos

... of the illness of one young girl. She and some other girls were taking homemaking lessons at the home of a reverend in the village. They were taught by the reverend's slave Tituba who was from the West Indies. After the lessons she would tell stories of her childhood and she put some ideas into the puritan girls's heads. When the local doctor couldn't find anything wrong with the first girl (or with the other young ...

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This B&B, located on 47 Summer Street, Salem, is near The Witch House/Corwin House, Witch Dungeon Museum, Spellbound Tours, and Schooner Fame Boat tour.
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