About Daniel A. Gagnon

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Dan is the author of A Salem Witch: The Trial, Execution, and Exoneration of Rebecca Nurse and has spent many years 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).

Dan is on Twitter: @dangagnonusa

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