In 1675, Jonathan Corwin, heir to one of the largest Puritan fortunes in New
England, purchased this large and stately house. Seventeen years later,Corwin and
his family would take part in the most famous Witch Hunt in American History.
Tours of the Corwin House, now known as the Witch House, connect elements of
everyday life with the events punctuating history's timelines.
Through examination of family life, architecture and furniture of the seventeenth
century, visitors gain a deeper comprehension of the people involved in the
Witch Trials and an enriched understanding of America's colonial heritage.
310 1/2 Essex Street Salem, Massachusetts 978.744.8815