Joshua Ward House

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At this historic house built in 1784, the spirits of Sheriff George Corwin and Giles Cory are said to linger. Both men are associated with the Salem Witch Trials.

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    Geographic Information

    148 Washington Street
    Salem, MA
    United States

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    42.5205115, -70.89559780000002
    Essex County, Massachusetts
    Nearest Towns:
    Salem, MA (0.1 mi.)
    Peabody, MA (1.8 mi.)
    Marblehead, MA (2.4 mi.)
    Beverly, MA (2.7 mi.)
    South Peabody, MA (2.8 mi.)
    Beverly Cove, MA (3.1 mi.)
    Swampscott, MA (3.6 mi.)
    Danvers, MA (4.2 mi.)
    Lynn, MA (4.6 mi.)
    Wenham, MA (5.8 mi.)


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