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Danvers [1] is a town in Massachusetts. A large part of the town was formerly named "Salem Village" and was where most of the accusers in the 1692 witch hysteria lived. The trials took place in neighboring Salem.

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  • Glen Magna Farms, Ingersoll Street, Phone: +1 978-777-1666, [2]. M-F 9AM-dusk, Sa,Su 9AM-noon. Elaborate mansion and summer house with outstanding gardens. $2 donation. Guided tours May-July with reservations ($15).
  • Judge Samuel Holten House, 171 Holten Street, Phone: +1 978-777-6084, [3]. Open by appointment.
  • Rebecca Nurse Homestead, 149 Pine Street, Phone: 978-774-8799, [4]. June 15-Labor Day 12PM-4:30PM. Sept,Oct Sa,Su 12PM-4:30PM. Learn about colonial life and the infamous events of the witch trial era. Adults $5, under age 16 $3.
  • Putnam House, 431 Maple Street. Major General Israel Putnam, American commander at Bunker Hill was born here in 1718. "Old Put" was famous for his command, "Don't fire 'til you see the whites of their eyes."

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  • Courtyard Boston Danvers (address: 275 Independence Way) +1 978 777-8630
    New England Colonial style hotel with upgraded bathrooms, larger workspaces, and free Internet access.

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Wikipedia:Danvers,_Massachusetts



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