Hidden History of Salem

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Salem, nestled along the rocky coast of Massachusetts, has long been synonymous with witches, despite efforts to emphasize other aspects of the city's rich history. In this fascinating collection of stories, author Susanne Saville sheds light on the forgotten moments of this noteworthy New England community. Discover Salem's profitable "Age of Sail," the important role coffeehouses played during the American Revolution, the scandalous life of Richard Crowninshield Jr. and the unforgettable writer Nathaniel Hawthorne. These revealing stories will not leave the history of Salem in the shadows for long.
ISBN: 9781596290624
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Massachusetts
Series: Hidden History
Images: 55
Pages: 144
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Susanne Saville is descended from Governor Endecott and has two master's degrees, one in history and one in library science. This has aided her research into Salem's history, as have copious amounts of caffeine and chocolate. She is the author of multiple works of fiction, but writing Hidden History of Salem has proven the adage truth is stranger. She hopes you will visit her at www.SusanneSaville.com.
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