The Salem Witch Museum, also known as The Witch House, is dedicated to the events of a case of mass hysteria in the year 1692, known as the Salem Witch Trials. That happened to the people of Salem, Massachusetts and how over the years society has perceived and treated those that were accused of being witches. In the year 1692, many people were accused of witchcraft, and therefore trials were conducted to determine if they were involved in such dark arts or not, with those found guilty being punished in many ways.
Category: Massachusetts State Attractions
Boston Museum of Science
Boston Museum of Science was established in 1830. It is located in Boston, Massachusetts. The museum is more like an indoor zoo that embeds a lot of history and modern tech within it. The current rate of people who visits this place is about 1.5 Million. Sideways with more than 700 communicating exhibitions, the museum structures numerous live performances all over the museum, with displays at the Mugar Omni Theater and the Charles Hayden Planetarium, the vaulted IMAX monitor located in New England.
The private research, Ivy League, American University is located in New Haven, Connecticut. Having been founded in 1701 as the Collegiate School by the colony of Saybrook, the University is the United States’ third oldest institution in regards to higher education. In the year 1718, the Collegiate School was renamed to Yale College in honor of the merchant from the Wales, who was British East India Company’s Governor, Elihu Yale. In the year 1731, the governor also received a gift that came in the form of slaves as well as land from one Bishop Berkley.
Freedom Trail Freedom Trail is like revisiting American history in Boston. It was decided 60 years ago that American history should be preserved for the next coming generations. That is why the authorities of that time shortlisted sixteen buildings/sites naming them to be part of Freedom Trail. The effort will serve as the backbone of the revolution that made today’s America. This American experience enables the young generation to look into history and understand what their forefathers did for building the nation.
Trinity Church – Boston
Located in the Back Bay of Boston city, Massachusetts, the Trinity Church is a parish of the Episcopal Diocese. The fellowship is currently standing at around 3,000 households, which was founded in the year 1733. On every Sunday, four services are offered and the services are offered three times a week on weekdays. This practice is continued from the month of September through June. While continuing to be a Broad Church parish, Trinity is considered as “Low Church.”
From the Pilgrims to the Tea Party
The city of Boston became America’s first metropolis and one of the country’s chief ports because of its natural harbor, which was discovered in 1614 by Captain John Smith. Smith, who was in charge of the first English settlements in Virginia and is linked in legend and literature today to the Indian princess Pocohontas, also discovered the Cape Ann and the Charles River, and published a map in 1616 that was the first to use the term “New England”.
Large universities are always interesting places to visit, but many campuses have sites of historical importance, buildings of distinction or museums of interest. Harvard University, the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States, has all three, and can easily be reached from Boston, which is about 3 miles (4.8 km) to the southeast, by highways along the Charles River, city streets and buses or the Red Line subway of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, Boston’s famous “T”.