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New witch hunt film blames Rev. Parris

A new film playing at the Salem Maritime National Historic Site describes the Rev. Samuel Parris as the key figure in the 1692 hysteria. The film, based on the latest research, produced by the Essex National Heritage Commission, plays four … Continue reading

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Another Carrier looking for roots

My maiden name is Sheila Carrier.  I live in Rochester, New York, and have just finished reading Kathleen Kent’s novels about Martha and Thomas Carrier.  They have renewed my desire to learn about my heritage.  My niece has gone as … Continue reading

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Salem expands beyond witch history

Salem, the witch city, is rebranding itself, in hopes of luring more than the witch tourist. With a new logo — half hat, half sail — Salem wants to remind people of its maritime history, and attractions that can bring … Continue reading

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New Martha Carrier site registration rules

Dear Carrier cousins and family: Because of a steady number of bogus registrations from “ru” and “po” servers, we will now require any new user to send an email verifying your Carrier connection or interest, along with real name. You … Continue reading

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Salem Video from Kathleen Kent

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Death in Salem: The private lives behind the 1692 Witch Hunt

A new, nonfiction book from a Salem descendant. According to Amazon, Diane Foulds breaks participants into groups such as: The Accusers, the Victims, the Clergy…the Elite. Click here for more from Amazon.

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Salem reunion video is live

Little Brown, the publisher of Kathleen Kent’s two novels on the Carrier family, has posted a two-minute video of our reunion in Salem. You can find it by clicking here. Also, Wolves of Andover is available in an audio book, … Continue reading

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Laura Carrier Garofolo photos

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Reunion photos – please share

If you have a few good photos of the reunion, please post them here (insert in post using the photo button on the form), or email to info@marthacarrier.org, and I’ll post. Here are a couple I took:

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Carrier Family reunion makes news in Salem

The Salem News published a nice article on our gathering Monday, Nov. 8, with a photo taken at our memorial service. Here’s a link. If you have comments about the weekend, or photos, please email or post here directly.

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