Two Chicks and a Road Trip Travel to Historic Salem, MA

Two Chicks and a Road Trip Travel to Historic Salem, MA, Salem, Massachusetts (B)

The #TwoChicksAndARoadTrip adventure continues onward with me behind the wheel of our white Mustang convertible and Danielle (CruiseMiss) convinced I’m going the wrong way most of the time. Ok, that’s not true — at least not for all of the time we were on the road. On this leg of our road trip we were headed to historic Salem, Massachusetts.

Situated on the North Shore, Salem is a quaint city of just over 40,000 residents and a must visit destination for anyone visiting Massachusetts. Salem has a rich and interesting history that includes, of course, the notorious Salem Witch Trials. Wherever you walk around Salem, you’ll see evidence of its history in statues, signs, and buildings.

TSG Tip: Why were the witch trials not necessarily that unusual to Salem residents? When the colonists arrived from England, they already had their fear of witches intact with accusations, witch hunts, and trials a somewhat regular occurrence back home.

Did you know that second to last of the eight seasons of the 60’s and 70’s popular television program, Bewitched, was filmed in Salem? TV Land unveiled the statue in 2005 in Salem to mark the 40th anniversary of the show. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Two Chicks and a Road Trip Travel to Historic Salem, MA
Guide Location: USA » Salem
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Marian Krueger
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Witch History Museum
  • Broad Street Cemetery
  • The Witch House
  • House of the Seven Gables