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2-Hour Salem History Walking Tour

Sinister Stories of Salem

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Highlights

This Two Hour Salem History Tour is an in-depth and engaging walking tour of Salem, Massachusetts.

Kenneth Glover, presents a narrative of a storied New England city from its origins as a Native American settlement that was settled by English adventurers sent by Plymouth Plantation. Discover Salem as a economically thriving seaport community with a now legendary past, the Salem Witch Trials.

Learn of the Salem men and women whose contributions and exemplary lives speak to us even today

Questions are encouraged during the tour.

The tour operates in all weather except if there is declared a state of emergency.

The tour does not operate on Sunday.

What You'll Get

Itinerary
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Stop At: Salem Witch Trials Memorial, Charter St., Salem, MA 01970

The Essex county crisis of witchcrafts of 1692 with be contextualized with the larger events of the time. The Burial Point, Salem’s oldest graveyard will be visited. *The graveyard is a place of respect. Refrain from touching or leaning upon stones or tombs.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Salem Old Town Hall, 32 Derby Sq, Salem, MA 01970-3704

Discover Salem’s history as the center of the North American spice trade and it’s Canton trade.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Hamilton Hall, 9 Chestnut St Enter through door on Cambridge Street, Salem, MA 01970-3107

Visit Stately Chestnut Street and hear the story of the hall named after General Alexander Hamilton.
*Anyone wishing to contribute to the restoration of the original 1805 cast iron fence in front of Hamilton Hall may inquire with the guide. Total cost is $70,000.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Pickering House, 18 Broad St, Salem, MA 01970-3144

Discover the story of the Pickering family that lived in the house that John built from 1660 until 1998.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Ropes Mansion, 318 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3257

It’s not just for Hocus Pocus fans but a house with a storied past.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Witch House, 310 1/2 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3257

How did The Witch House get it’s name? Also a discussion about apotropaic or folk traditional magic and it’s place in daily New England life.

Duration: 10 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • Children 12 and under do not require a ticket.
  • We do not enter buildings on the tour.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers
Inclusions
  • 2-Hour Salem History Walking Tour


Exclusions
  • Gratuities


Duration
2 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point


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