The Henry Derby House

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

Day Trip to Salem!

A travel blog entry by maighreadquirke

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... wharf was once one of the busiest in America it was 800 feet long in 1770! It was then extended to 2100 feet by the heirs of his (Derby) son in 1806. During the war of independence the American privateers used to sail from the wharf to attack British ships at sea. Three storey warehouses were built on the wharf and in the 19th century they housed exotic luxury items from Asia as well as raw materials. This was very rare at this time with the hue distances this would require ...

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 ...

Do Roots Matter?

A travel blog entry by alleifer

... to college, join a profession, or participate in public life. Think poverty, pogroms and Fiddler on the Roof.

During our grandparents lives, World War I, World War II, The Shoah, and the Establishment of the State of Israel led to either the death or the relocation of 8 out of 10 of the world's Jews.

Our grandparents made the trek from Eastern Europe to America and started their new lives with no education, no money and ...

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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Beautiful - Wish I could stay longer

A travel blog entry by mari-travel_40.

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... of town and there Tom explained that there are certain traditions that non-witches/pagans took from witches/pagans and he started explaining the holidays starting with the Christmas, Easter, and ending with Halloween. We then moved to the cemetery to where a place is set to show honor to the 19 innocent souls accused for something they did not do. Symbols on the tombs stones where explained.

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