This is a topic you don’t come across every day. Enlightening!
Nestled behind the Salem Witch Trials Memorial, is the final resting place for some of the key players of a dark chapter in Salem, and America’s, history. The oldest cemetery in Salem, MA, The Burying Point Cemetery is the home to at least one accused witch, Mary Corey, and a key sinister player in the Salem Witch Trials.
Tour groups and visitors from all over the country walk over sacred graves. While some may find it disrespectful, it is so common place most people don’t bat an eyelash. Most people, except the seemingly still drunk (or under some other chemically induced stupor) college students who feared they were being stalked by a squirrel (that is sadly true), are respectful. Some people leave coins, flowers or other offerings at the graves.
The cemetery is well kept and the vast majority of the visitors are respectful of the tenants…
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Great post, Danny.
It is. I was fascinated.