The Complete Account of Houdini's Visit to Salem, Massachusetts

The city of Salem is synonymous with magic and witchcraft. We are a city that prides itself on our spooky Halloween spectacular, “Haunted Happenings,” and the entire month of October is a celebration of the eerie and unexplained. In April of 1906, long after the Witchcraft Trials of 1691/2, Salem played host to a man that revolutionized the world of magic in an entirely different way. A man named Erik Weisz, who became known as “Harry Houdini, The Handcuff King” visited our fair city to perform his daring escapes. Having just finished an extremely successful run in Boston, where he had been for seven weeks, he promised a full 6 shows at the Salem Theatre, located at 259 1/2 Essex Street in 1

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