Essex National Heritage Area, 35 St. Peter. St. Weekends in October. Experience the horrors of the Old Witch Gaol (jail), the actual location where many accused were held during the infamous trials. There’s no turning back now. On the eve of the deadliest night of the Witch Trials, the jailor will guide you to hear the stories of the convicted and their final pleas. Their fate has been chosen, but is it deserved? We will let you come to your own conclusions. Information and tickets