Whittier Birthplace Explores Whittier’s ‘The Witch of Wenham’ and Witch Trials Thursday

Birthplace of poet John Greenleaf Whittier, 305 Whittier Road, Haverhill. (File photograph.)

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Whittier Birthplace is hosting its October lecture this week featuring John Greenleaf Whittier’s poem “The Witch of Wenham” and the witch trials that inspired it.

The lecture takes place Thursday, Oct. 27, from 7-8 p.m., online.

Curator of Wenham Museum, Jane Bowers is leading the talk.

Prior registration is required. To register, click here. Attendance is free but a $10 donation is suggested.

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