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The Rebecca Nurse Homestead sits on 25+ acres of an original 300 acres occupied by Rebecca Nurse and her family from 1678 until 1798. This is the only home of a person executed during the Salem Village Witchcraft Hysteria of 1692 open to the public...more
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Excellent knowledge of the events leading up to the Salem witch trials. Quiet setting, much different than the commercialism of the city of Salem. If you want a true bit of history of the trials without the hype, this is the place to go.
Thanks to the Danvers Alarm List for continuing to save this antique property! They have some great events here that are appropriate for children and teaches about our country's past 200 yrs ago. A must for everyone who loves American history!
This is a fantastic site to visit if you are truly interested in the Salem Witch Hysteria. This is true history, not the sensationalized attractions you get in Salem. Rebecca Nurse was one of those accused of witchcraft in the 1690's. Her homestead is small...More
The Rebecca Nurse Homestead is in the middle of a suburban development.You are driving through homes and than everything opens up to green countryside.The home which is original with some later additions is marvelous to see.The guide knows her stuff and made the whole thing...More
Guided Tour of house and meeting hall of Rebecca Nurse one of the victims of the witch trials. $26 for a family of four for the guided tour and a interesting insight into the goings on of 1692. You are also able to wander round...More
I visited the Homestead during the week, and it was relatively quiet. It gave me a lot of opportunity to talk with Candice the Interpreter who was working that day. She was full of really interesting information, smart and friendly, and we had a fascinating...More
We were there for an annual festival, and they had volunteers dressed in costume from the 1920s, when the organization was established to save the homestead. The earliest buildings date from the time of the witch trials and they have some great items