The Site of the Salem Witch Trial Hangings Finally Has a Memorial
In a town that has long profited from witchcraft-seekers and Halloween revelers alike, a new memorial strikes a different tone
Well worth the read. Especially for a piece of local Beatles lore not widely known.
Though tourists often ask where the hangings took place, they were directed to the wrong place for years. Taxi drivers and, famously, John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s limousine driver, would take them to the top of the place named Gallows Hill because for years townspeople thought that was the hanging site.