The Witch Dungeon Museum in Salem, Massachusetts
Ooooh, I want to go there!! That would be so interesting!
Perfect for Halloween!
Happy Halloween to you too
What a beautiful museum, I wished to visit. Thank you dear TBM, have a nice day, love, nia
Ohhhhhhhh…I like it.
Ha, just watched Salem’s Lot! Great pic.
I ‘liked’ this despite the fact it may be a little in bad taste to like a place reminding us of one of the darker sides of human nature – to turn on anyone different.
But happy Halloween despite the connotations of Salem
The whole Salem witch trials is a horrible event in history. I’m a historian at heart and feel we should all study the good and bad parts of history. It is odd wandering through Salem since they do play up to the whole witch aspect. But today, the atmosphere is so much more accepting, but hokey–very hokey. I did enjoy visiting the museums and learning more about the actual events. I didn’t know that Nathaniel Hawthorne’s (the American author) great-grandfather presided over the trials. Nathaniel added the w to his last name in an attempt to distance himself from his ancestor.
I didn’t know that. Very interesting. I agree history can be fascinating – perhaps often the more offbeat and unusual even more so. We did a darker side of Belfast tour a while ago which was grisly yet engrossing.
I don’t know if you’ve read his The House of the Seven Gables. You can see his condemnation of his relatives and his guilt. It’s a fascinating gothic novel. I like it much more than A Scarlet Letter.
I bet the tour of Belfast was great. I love to learn the facts that aren’t normally shared on tours. I don’t want a romantic version of history. I like the truth.
That just sounds creepy!
Sort of sinister looking…
Salem has some wonderful architectural buildings. I usually take visitors to Nathaniel Hawthone’s home which I’m sure you must have visited.
I have been there a couple of times. I love seeing the place and the views are wonderful.
I love museums and this one seems to be worth for a visit. Your photo is great.
The museum is good, not the best. But for the area, it’s fun to visit and to learn about the witch hysteria that took place in Salem.
Interesting architecture! Hope you had a happy halloween!
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