About Daniel A. Gagnon

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Dan is a life-long Danvers resident and historian researching the Salem Village Witch-Hunt of 1692, and Danvers history in general. He serves on the board of directors of the Rebecca Nurse Homestead Museum in Danvers, is a member of the Danvers Historical Society, and serves on the Town of Danvers’ Salem Village Historic District Commission. In addition to his biography of 1692 Witch-Hunt victim Rebecca Nurse, his article “Skeletons in the Closet: How the Actions of the Salem Witch Trials Victims’ Families in 1692 Affected Later Memorialization” was recently published in the New England Journal of History (Fall 2019).

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