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Witch House

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310 1/2 Essex Street
Salem, MA United States
978-744-8815 http://www.WitchHouse.info

In 1675, Jonathan Corwin, heir to one of the largest Puritan fortunes in New England, purchased this large and stately house.  Seventeen years later,Corwin and his family would take part in the most famous Witch Hunt in American History.

Tours of the Corwin House, now known as the Witch House, connect elements of everyday life with the events punctuating history’s timelines.

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January 2018

Behind the Devil’s Shield: Counter-Magic in Early New England

January 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Witch House, 310 1/2 Essex Street
Salem, MA United States

Early New England ministers took a hard line against the practice of magic. All magic, whether harmful or beneficial in intention, was believed to be…

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