Vintage Salem Morning!

Thomas Perkins House at 7 Ash Street.

Thomas Perkins became an opium dealer after he escaped with his life from the Haitian Slave Revolt and gave up slave trading for opium dealing. He was responsible for almost 80% of China’s youth being addicted. This is the house one stubborn Salem lady ended urban renewal in Salem when she refused to move.

For more information read Sub Rosa by Chris Dowgin available at Jolie Tea, Remember Salem, Wicked Good Books, Barnes & Noble, and Amazon.com.

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