The Witch House
310 1/2 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970
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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.
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