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Visiting Day at the ‘Witch House,’ Pigeon Cove, circa 1920

A couple days late for Halloween, but here is another view of the Witch House in Pigeon Cove. I’ve posted several other images of this house, which you can find here, here, here and here. The name comes from the popular … Continue reading

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The Witch House, Pigeon Cove, Mass., c. 1915

This is a real-photo postcard of the house that still stands at 188 Granite Street in Pigeon Cove. The house — which is listed on The National Register of Historic Places — is often called the Witch House thanks to … Continue reading

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The Witch House in Winter, Pigeon Cove, Mass., circa 1920

In honor of today’s snow, here is a nice winter view of the building known as the Witch House. The house has long been a source of fascination and was the subject of many early 20th Century postcards. (I have … Continue reading

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Old Witch House, Pigeon Cove, circa 1906

See my earlier post about the Old Witch House for more details on this house, which still stands in Pigeon Cove. Most accounts date the house as having been built in 1692 and some describe it at the first house … Continue reading

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The Witch House, Pigeon Cove, Mass., 1906

Lots of postcards feature the old Witch House, but only one includes the cow. The story goes that the house was built in 1692 by two brothers from Salem to protect their mother, who was suspected of being a witch. … Continue reading

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