Salem Through Time

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Salem is a small city with history dating from 1626. Known as the Witch City for the Puritan witch trials of 1692. Salem was also a major maritime seaport opening trade with the Far East. That trade generated wealth that resulted in a living museum of architectural treasures. While preserving much of its past, Salem remains a vibrant evolving city.
ISBN: 9781625450319
Format: Paperback
Publisher: America Through Time
State: Massachusetts
Series: America Through Time
Images: 180
Pages: 96
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Jerome Curley graduated from Boston University and for 30 years worked in social services where he was a trainer and administrator of various children's services. He has a bachelor's degree and two master's degrees, which highlights his dedication to learning and research. Upon retirement, he has focused on history and most especially the history of Salem. He has used his skills in writing and photography to co-author two other Salem history books. He writes a regular history column for Salem Patch. He has given presentations and lectures to local historical groups and the public.