Salem is known for many things. It was a safe harbor for Puritans, a hub for East India Trading, and of course the incubator for many of Nathanial Hawthorne’s literary classics.
But today, Salem’s magnet for tourists is all about the Halloween spirit.
‘She’ hopped on the broom and took a spin through Witch City to share a few of the magical sights to be seen.
Sam and Di : The Bewitched Statue 235 Essex Street Salem, MA
The Salem Witch Museum is a pretty fun place to start a tour. 19 1/2 N Washington Street Salem, Ma
The Witch Trial Memorial dedicated in memory of those lost to the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. 24 Liberty Street is centrally located in Salem, Ma. A super quick broom ride from the Witch Museum and a stone’s throw from the Peabody Essex Museum
Peabody Essex Museum…has galleries of Witches to hang with! Some even wear the clothes of Fashion Designer Alexander Mc Queen.
This hand beaded gown was designed by McQueen in honor of his relative Elizabeth Howe who was hanged in Salem for being a witch in 1692.
The Roger Conant statue is a monument to the 1st person to be named governor of the Settlers. It proves a great cape is always in style ( 2 Brown Street Salem, Ma )
The neighborhood seems friendly
Salem’s Art Gallery ( 64 Bridge Street) is also the International Satanic Temple, home of the controversial 8.5 foot Baphomet statue a world renowned Satanic symbol of pluralism and religious freedom
If you’re patient, it’s very easy to get around town
And… there are plenty of friendly strangers to keep you company every where you turn
Samantha : The Bewitched Statue.
Till we fly again, Cackle~On sweet Witches!