Bewitched statue up close and rubbed.

Bewitched Statue

Field review by the editors.

Salem, Massachusetts

After some controversy, the Bewitched statue donated by TV Land was officially dedicated on June 15, 2005. The statue depicts actress Elizabeth Montgomery astride a broom and framed by a moon crescent. We thought it would be bigger, but it's a nice, goofy sculpture in small, neatly manicured Lappin Park on Essex and Washington Sts.

Salem business owners seemed pretty happy about the addition, since it's attracting the idle curious (us?) in droves. The 1960s show featured four episodes set in Salem, and one museum owner attributed the resurgence of interest in Salem back then to Bewitched.

Bystanders were joking about whether the statue's nose twitches or not, and we realized a statue-rubbing protocol hadn't yet been established. We delivered a quick and respectful burnishing of Samantha's nose.

Also see: Creatures Guide: Witches

Bewitched Statue

Lappin Park

235 Essex St., Salem, MA
Lappin Park. On the southwest corner of Essex and Washington Sts.
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