Stories and Shadows from Salem's Pastby Arcadia Publishing/History Press $ 19.99
An influential maritime port during the colonial and federal periods and the long-ago home of noted author Nathaniel Hawthorne, this quaint New England city is widely popular today for its unique contribution to witch history and culture. Salem has many stories--famous architect Samuel McIntire's reshaping of the city, T.S. Eliot's deep roots in the community and, of course, seances and mystic healers from the psychic past. In this collection of intriguing tales based on her column, Naumkeag Notations," featured in the Salem Gazette, historian Maggi Smith-Dalton offers a melodic journey through the many cobbled avenues of Salem's history."