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2-Hour Salem History Walking Tour

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    Stop At: The Coven's Cottage, 190 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3705

    Learn about the Native American Settlement of Naumkeag.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Salem Old Town Hall, 32 Derby Sq, Salem, MA 01970-3704

    The story of the beginning of Salem as an English settlement and important port.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Old Burying Point Cemetery, Salem, MA

    Using the colonial burial ground and grave sites as a guide to Salem’s history. “Do not touch or lean upon the gravestones please.”

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Salem Witch Trials Memorial, Charter St., Salem, MA 01970

    A discussion about the beginnings of a witchcraft delusion.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Hamilton Hall, 9 Chestnut St, Salem, MA 01970-3107

    The story of the Marquis de Lafayette, a grand banquet and a caterers abolitionist children.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Pickering House, 18 Broad St, Salem, MA 01970-3144

    An examination of the Broad Street Cemetery, the Salem Witch Trials and the Elizabethan belief in counter magic against witchcrafts. At Salem’s oldest home on its original footing, the Pickering house is a discussion an American patriot and politician.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Ropes Mansion, 318 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3257

    A beautiful home and garden of an important Salem Family.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Witch House, 310 1/2 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-3257

    A story of the home of a judge who presided at the Salem Witch Trials and conclusion of the tour.

    Duration: 10 minutes
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    Reviewed yesterday

    We were given the gift of a walking tour with Kenneth, and what a gift it was! Kenneth made history come alive with his stories, rich in detail and told from the heart. Highly recommended. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank WendyB3047
    KennethDikeGlover, Owner at Sinister Stories of Salem, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

    It was a pleasure to meet you, your husband and also your son. It is a fine thing to have my tour recommended and gifted by the hostess of your Salem accommodation. Enjoy your stay in Salem. In gratitude, Kenneth

    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    My sister and I decided to take our kids on this walk and it was awesome and learned alot from it and so did the kids. It was funny as well I would def do this walk again. Our tour guide sorry for forgetting your...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank vanessa k
    KennethDikeGlover, Owner at Sinister Stories of Salem, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

    Thank you and I’m glad to have been part of your excellent experience of Salem. In gratitude, Kenneth

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Loved it !!!! Tour guide was just awesome Salem is so beautiful!!! Always wanted to go there . I’m so glad I did !!!!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Michelle M
    KennethDikeGlover, Owner at Sinister Stories of Salem, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday
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    Salem is an excellent destination for travellers. In gratitude, Kenneth

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    I had read the glowing reviews about Ken’s tour, but still did not expect to be as impressed as I was with his detailed stories and his ability to bring us into the fascinating history of Salem, which includes but is not limited to the...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Debby B
    KennethDikeGlover, Owner at Sinister Stories of Salem, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

    Thank you for your generous description of your experience. I think I did pretty well with this tour but I want to clarify should I have misinformed you by omission or otherwise that Rebecca Nurse was not so young. Although I imagine that she’d have...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    My husband and I took our kids and grandson on this tour. Our guide was very friendly and personable. The tour was interesting and had a lot of facts that we knew but also some we did not. The landmarks and buildings were a nice...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Linda M
    KennethDikeGlover, Owner at Sinister Stories of Salem, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

    I’m very glad that you went on my tour and enjoyed Salem. In gratitude, Kenneth Glover

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