Danvers in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Rebecca Nurse Homestead
Erected 1977 by Danvers Historical Commission.
Location. 42° 33.493′ N, 70° 56.877′ W. Marker is in Danvers, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Pine Street and Adams Street, on the left when traveling north on Pine Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 149 Pine Street, Danvers MA 01923, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Samuel Holten House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Salem Village Witchcraft Victims’ Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Salem Village Meeting House (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Church in Salem Village (approx. 0.8 miles away); In Commemoration of Arnold's Expedition to Quebec (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Plains (approx. 0.8 miles away); Samuel Parris Archaeological Site (approx. 0.9 miles away); The 1681 Salem Village Parsonage (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danvers.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Also see . . . Rebecca Nurse Homestead website. (Submitted on April 16, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
1. Significance of this place.
From the Essex National Heritage Area webpage located at http://essexheritage.org/firstperiod/ “The Nurse House is the only surviving residence affiliated with the Salem Witch Trials of 1692 that is open to the public. It was the home of Rebecca Nurse, who was hanged that year on July 19.”
— Submitted November
Categories. • Colonial Era • War, US Revolutionary • Women •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,244 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on October 25, 2011, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 16, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.