Proctor's Ledge Humans are ghoulish creatures, and I have to admit, I'm no exception. We're attracted to sites of tragedy, and for some even, the … [Read more...] about The Devil in Old Salem: Proctor’s Ledge, the real Gallow’s Hill?
Salem and Essex County
The Samuel Pickman House, 1681, Salem Massachusetts. I was dusting the bookshelf around Halloween when it caught my eye. About eight years ago I … [Read more...] about Salem, Massachusetts: The Historical Record and a Salem Travelogue
By Nathaniel Hawthorne The great-great-grandson of the only judge in Salem's witch trials who never publicly regretted his role, Nathaniel … [Read more...] about Young Goodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne