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Salem, Massachusetts, USA

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Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
SALEM, the "City of Peace," holds the proud distinction of being not only the second oldest settlement in New England, but also the second incorporated city in Massachusetts. Salem was first settled in 1626 by Roger Conant and his associates who came from a fishing settlement at Cape Ann, four years before the settlement of Boston...
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Salem, Massachusetts, USA - Salem, from the Lookout on Witches' Hill
Picturesque America... Oliver Bell Bunce, William Cullen Bryant
New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1872-1874.
Salem, Massachusetts, USA

Salem, from the Lookout on Witches' Hill
Picturesque America... Oliver Bell Bunce, William Cullen Bryant
New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1872-1874.
Salem, Massachusetts, USA - Wm. Leonard
Dealer in
Fine Boots & Shoes
196 Essex Street, Salem
Salem, Massachusetts, USA

Wm. Leonard
Dealer in
Fine Boots & Shoes
196 Essex Street, Salem

Salem, Massachusetts, USA - The Parker Games
For Merry Winter Evenings
Parker-Brothers, Salem, Mass, USA

The Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898
Salem, Massachusetts, USA

The Parker Games
For Merry Winter Evenings
Parker-Brothers, Salem, Mass, USA

The Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898
Salem, Massachusetts, USA - House of Seven Gables, Salem, Mass.
Salem, Massachusetts, USA

House of Seven Gables, Salem, Mass.
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Salem, Massachusetts, USA

Salem, Massachusetts, USA - Municipal Buildings, Salem, Mass.
Salem, Massachusetts, USA

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1626 - John Endecott (1588-1665) Puritan colonial leader known for his intolerance of religious dissenters founds the Puritan colony at Naumkeag (later Salem) with Roger Conant (1592-1679)

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1628 -September 6 - Puritans land at Salem, from Mass Bay Colony

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1662 - June 15 - A fast was held at Salem MA with prayers for rain, and the Lord gave a speedy answer.

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1692 - March 1 - Salem Witch Trials
In Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692, many people believed in and feared witchcraft. Consequently, when two young girls fell into trances and had seizures that doctors could not explain, many people in...Read MORE...

1748 - March 1 - 1748 - The heaviest snow of the "Winter of the Deep Snow" in New England came to an end. Coastal Salem was left with more than thirty inches of snow on the ground.

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1799 - Essex Bank Established
In 1799, Essex Bank was established in Salem with capital of $300,000.

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History of Salem, Massachusetts / History of towns in United States ...Read MORE...

News  1816 - The temperature reached 92 degrees at Salem MA during an early heat wave, but then plunged 49 degrees in 24 hours to commence the famous year without a summer .

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June 6, 1816
News  1822 - Fire
The Cotton Factory, situate near Watertown Bridge, on Thursday morning last, about half past 7...Read MORE...

1. SALEM. [Pop. 15,082. Inc. 1629.]
The Indian name of Salem was Naumkeag.

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1869 - Salem and South Danvers (Mass.) Oil Company gave each of their seven workmen a New Year's gift of $100.

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February 26, 1870
News  1869 - A lady in Salem, Mass., recently lost about a dozen yards of velvet, which took fire from the rays of the sun passing through a globe of water.

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May 15, 1869
1877 - February 12 - 1st news dispatch by telephone, between Boston & Salem, Mass

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News  1889 - TERRIBLE EFFECT OF A BOMB EXPLOSION.
Salem, Mass., July 5. - While fire works were being set off on the common tonight a shell exploded, ...Read MORE...

Salem Massachusetts, 1890
SALEM is an old and cultured city in the southeastern section of Essex County, on Massachusetts...Read MORE...

1906
Salem, a city, port of entry, and one of the capitals of Essex Co., Mass., is pleasantly situated...Read MORE...


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