The Burying Point

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Judge Hathorne, also known as “The Hanging Judge” for his role in the Salem Witch Trials, is buried here. At night, light anomolies are caught on camera and some of the local homes are thought to be haunted by ghosts that are buried at this site.

(Submitted by Chris Berglund)

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Geographic Information

51 Charter St
Salem, MA 01970
United States

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42.520434, -70.89219100000003
Essex County, Massachusetts
Nearest Towns:
Salem, MA (0.2 mi.)
Peabody, MA (1.9 mi.)
Marblehead, MA (2.2 mi.)
Beverly, MA (2.7 mi.)
Beverly Cove, MA (3.0 mi.)
South Peabody, MA (3.0 mi.)
Swampscott, MA (3.7 mi.)
Danvers, MA (4.2 mi.)
Lynn, MA (4.7 mi.)
Wenham, MA (5.8 mi.)


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