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This seaport town on the Massachusetts coast is a bustling and pleasant community where historic districts adjoin industrial sites. Sights related to the 17C hysteria generated by a fear of witchcraft remain an inevitable draw here. Salem has preserved its colonial-era atmosphere in its restored waterfront and its lovely Federal-style homes; the town also boasts a first-class maritime museum.
Tourist attractions Salem : Things to see and do
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Salem's premier museum houses over a million objects—paintings, sculptures, decorative arts, drawings, textiles and architectural objects— related to the history of the region, with an emphasis on seafaring and international trade. The department of ..
This broad street lined with Federal-style mansions illustrates the wealth of 19C Salem. The majority of the dwellings on Chestnut Street were built between 1800 and 1820; their size and richly adorned facades are unrivaled. Hamilton Hall (no. 9) was..
In the 19C a number of Federal mansions were built bordering the common of colonial Salem, called Washington Square. A notable group of these residences stands on Washington Square North.